*** Says Nigerians Must Keep Hope Alive
The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has called on Nigerians to pray for the nation and leaders at all levels, urging them to remain hopeful and steadfast in the New Year.
Rt Hon Oborevwori in his New Year message to Nigerians in general and Deltans in particular felicitated with them as they stepped into the New Year.
In a Press Statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Dennis Otu, on Tuesday, the Speaker called for prayers for the nation and leaders, saying that with God all things are possible.
According to the statement; ” I want to first and foremost thank the Almighty God for ushering us into the New Year in good health. God has been so faithful to us. In all that we do, let us always put God first. I want to implore our people to pray for peace and unity of the Country and our leaders for God to give them uncommon wisdom to continue to pilot the affairs of this great nation in the right direction. I want to specifically implore Deltans to sustain the prevailing peace and harmony in the state. There is no doubt that we experienced a peaceful state in 2019 even with the General Elections and I want to urge our people to do more to keep our state peaceful, no sacrifice is too much to make for peace. Nigerians must do everything possible to live in peace with one another”.
Predicting that the New Year was full of hope, the Speaker said that; “The year 2020 is going to be far better for all of us and so as a people, let us look up to the New Year with strong determination to succeed and hope for the best. We must keep hope alive. 2020 will be a year of fulfillment for all of us. In 2020, we will have cause to continue to give glory to Almighty God.
“Deltans should expect more infrastructural development in the New Year. The year has a lot for all Deltans. With the early passage of the 2020 budget by the State House of Assembly on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 and it’s signing into law on Thursday, December 12, 2019 by His Excellency, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, the stage is now fully set for Deltans to witness more development and Lawmakers in the state will continue to make good laws for our people and give them quality representation”, he added and wished the people a peaceful and a Prosperous New Year.