Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has advised his opponents in the last gubernatorial election to sheath their swords and work for the good of the state.
Governor Okowa made the call at the weekend during a thanksgiving service by HRM Murphy Urugbezi, Ogwara I, the Ovie of Ellu Kingdom at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Ellu, Isoko North Local Government Area.
According to him, “one thing we must realize is that after the elections, we remain brothers and sisters, whatever party you belong to, it is time for us to work together, let us build Delta State together.
“I want to appeal to all, it is time for us to build Delta together, we are open to criticism, we are open to suggestions, we may not know it all but one thing that I know is that we must be united, it is time for us to love ourselves, it is time for us to build the Delta State of our dreams,” he reiterated.
The governor thanked the people of Isoko and all Deltans for voting for him which made him victorious in the gubernatorial elections. “This is an opportunity to say thank you to the people of Isoko nation, the people of Isoko North and South, the traditional rulers and their subjects, I am governor today because the people of Delta State said I should be governor, I got full support from the traditional rulers and their subjects in the three senatorial districts, especially the people of Isoko North and South.
“We will continue to manage the resources of Delta State for the common good of the people, it is the promise we made,” he assured.
Earlier in a sermon, Rev. Fr. Paul Omovigho admonished Christians to “teach people how to be good citizens and the commandment,” adding that it was important for the people to give thanks to God.

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