As Deltans celebrate the 31st creation anniversary of the state, First Lady, Dame Edith Okowa has offered prayers of a more united and peaceful Delta State.
In a statement to celebrate this year’s anniversary, the wife of the Governor and Founder O5 Initiative urged Deltans and residents in the state to “lay aside whatever will breed chaos among us, let Brotherly love continue”.
She further stressed that there is the need for all stakeholders in the state to collaborate in upgrading the standard Deltans have attained as a people.
According to Dame Okowa’s statement, “I am glad to celebrate with you my brothers and sisters on the occasion of the 31st anniversary of Delta our great state.
“Thirty-One years of togetherness, peace and progress is worth celebrating. The faithfulness of God is seen everywhere. We are a people most blessed growing in leaps and bounds; living in harmony irrespective of our tribes, location and cultural differences its the Lord’s doing and is marvelous in our eyes.
“As we celebrate, I will like us to bear in mind that we have a task to upgrade the standard we have attained as a people. Let us lay aside whatever will breed chaos among us, let Brotherly love continue.
“It is my prayer that the banner of Unity will fly higher, our borders shall be peace and our gate Praise; may the plan and purpose of God for Delta State come to pass. Happy Anniversary”.