The Deputy Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Christopher Ochor Ochor, on Sunday August 11, 2019, joined thousands of Deltans to felicitate and celebrate with the duo of Chief (Senator) Patrick Osakwe, and Chief (Senator) Ighoyota Amori as they marked their birthday anniversaries.
Speaking at the side of the celebrations, which was held at Benin City, in Edo state, and Mosogar in Delta State respectively, Rt. Hon Ochor described the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP chieftains as great political icons, who at different times, helped built the political sphere in Delta and who today, had helped in the transformation of their immediate environments.
The Deputy Speaker pointed out that when Senator Osakwe was a senator of the federal republic of Nigeria, he vigorously pursued for the development of the state, especially, the development of Ndokwaland, as he ensured road infrastructures were built across the entire Ndokwa nation and other parts of the state, and at same time pursuing for the indivisible family of the party at all time.
“Chief (Senator) Patrick Osakwe had come along way, as he had contributed greatly to our dear state, Delta. As a three time senator, he ensured that infrastructures, especially roads are built in Ndokwa land, and the entire Delta North, through the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.”
“He had been a loyal party man, and had remained focused to the development of the party. He had at different foral, used his experience, in politics and business to always negotiate for peace among the aggrieved in the party. He is a political and business icon, and I celebrate with him for attaining the age of 71 years.
Also speaking on the birthday thanksgiving anniversary of Chief (Senator) Ighoyota Amori, who clocked 67 years on August 8, 2019, Rt. Hon Ochor described him as an illustrious son of Delta, and that of people of Ethiope West as he had been a great source of development to the area, adding that, the Mosogar born politician at intervals, has attracted different social and economic institutions, which had increased the social economic base of the people, as he pointed out that it’s only a great planner, with the dexterity to have a positive change that can do what he had done in Delta Politics.
“Today our leader, and political icon in Delta is thanking God for attaining the age of 67, he had shown his love over the years for Delta state, and his immediate constituency. He is always been driven to achieve, and that can be seen in the nooks and craines of Ethiope West, as his actions in politics had attracted development benefits to his people.” He stated.