The National Coordinator and CEO of Center for Peace and Environmental Justice, CEPEJ, Comrade Sheriff Mulade, has hailed the Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori on the Vote of Confidence passed on him and leadership of the House by lawmakers for his leadership role in the 7th Assembly on Tuesday March 17th 2020.
Commending the Speaker for his outstanding leadership role in the State House of Assembly, Comrade Sheriff said “Hon. Oborevwori possesses good leadership qualities that has enabled him manage the entire lawmakers irrespective of their Parties. He does not discriminate or look down on anyone, he gives equal right and opportunity to everyone”.
He added that “his simplicity, humility and understanding are unmatched due to his dealings and warm relationship with other lawmakers and it takes only an understanding and humble speaker with extraordinary qualities to attract such massive number of lawmakers to pass vote of confidence on the leadership of the House. This is a clear indication that his leadership is welcomed by all Lawmakers and Deltans in general”.
He also said that Rt Hon. Oborevwori is a man of the people whose basic interest is to improve and develop the lives of the youths, women and children of the grassroots, and encourages all Deltans to emulate his good sense of humour and leadership qualities.
On the importance of synergy between the State Governor and House of Assembly, Comrade Mulade stated that for Governors to achieve their campaign goals and visions, there must be good synergy or working relationship between the Governor and lawmakers especially the speaker.
“I must commend the cordial relationship between the Legislature and the Executive in Delta State and this is why the best has been achieved for the State in terms of infrastructural, human and capital development. The Speaker of the Delta State House has achieved a lot since he came on board. The Assembly Complex has been transformed and welfare of the staff given priority and I was not surprised when a vote of confidence was passed on the Speaker and leadership of the House by lawmakers in the state”, he said.
Comrade Mulade implored the Speaker not to relent in his good works and leadership of the House.
While thanking the lawmakers for finding it worthy to have observed the excellent role of the speaker and passing a vote of confidence on him and leadership of the House, he charged the Speaker and the entire State legislators to consider the passage of the Coastal Areas Development Agency, (CADA) bill that is before the House of Assembly as a matter of urgent public importance, saying that the establishment of CADA will bring succour, real development and compliment government developmental plans to those dwelling in the coastal region of the State that are neglected.
Comrade Mulade also said that Center for Peace and Environmental Justice, CEPEJ, a leading NGO in Delta State is ready to collaborate with the Speaker and State House of Assembly on all areas of State development, enacting and implementation of laws that will improve the well-being of the people.