Delta Speaker, Oborevwori Urges Church to Pray For State Leadership, People

UGHELLI/Nigeria: The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has called on the Church to continue to pray for the leadership of the State and the people of the State to always reflect on the admonitions of God in their actions. In his remarks at the All Saints’ Cathedral, Ughelli on Sunday, August 2, 2020 at the Synod of Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) Bendel Province, Diocese of Ughelli, with the theme: “Follow Me: The Benefits and Implications of Christians Following Jesus Christ,” the Speaker thanked the Church…

NBA 2020: Oborevwori Congratulates Olumide Akpata

ASABA/Nigeria: The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has congratulated the newly elected President of the Nigerian Bar Association,   (NBA), Olumide Akpata on his victory. Olumide Akpata, a senior lawyer, emerged in Abuja as the new President of the Nigerian Bar Association in the just concluded election of the Association. The Speaker, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori, in a Press Statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Dennis Otu, congratulated the new NBA President on his victory, saying it was a well deserved victory. According to the Statement; “I wish to…

Delta Speaker, Oborevwori Commissions Multi- Purpose Townhall, Water Project in Obodo Community

WARRI/Nigeria: The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has commissioned a Multi-purpose Townhall Hall and Water Scheme embarked upon by DESOPADEC for the people of Obodo Community in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State. The Speaker who in his remarks at the commissioning ceremony said he was impressed with the massive turn out of the people  and noted that the  need for a modern and befitting Multi-purpose hall cannot be overemphasized, ranging from community  meetings, social and cultural activities. While saying that  Obodo…

Eid-El-Kabir: Delta Speaker Felicitates With Muslims

ASABA/Nigeria: The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori has felicitated with Muslims as they celebrate this year’s   Eid-El-Kabir. In a Press Statement  by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Dennis Otu, the Speaker urged  Muslim  faithful to imbibe the spirit of godliness, charity, perseverance and spiritual intercession  for Delta State in particular and Nigeria in general as they celebrate Eid El- Kabir. While   wishing Muslim brothers and sisters happy celebration, the Speaker appealed to them not to relent in their prayers for total healing of the land of…

Oborevwori Greets Okpe Monarch On 14 Years On The Throne

OSUBI/Nigeria: Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has described His Royal Majesty, Orhue 1, the Orodje of Okpe Kingdom as a visionary king and agent of transformation. The   Speaker who represents Okpe State Constituency in the State House of Assembly, in a Statement he personally signed to mark his 14 years as the traditional ruler of Okpe Kingdom, congratulated the monarch, saying his reign has brought unprecedented growth and development to the Kingdom. The Speaker said that; “I must say that the reign of our revered monarch has…

Delta Assembly Passes Law for Mandatory Installation of Surveillance Cameras in Public Places

ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State House of Assembly, Tuesday at Plenary, passed the Delta State occupational Safety Bill 2020 after it scaled through third reading. This is coming following Tuesday’s legislative scrutiny of the Bill at Committee of the Whole which was chaired   by the Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori. With the Law, it has become mandatory for owners or proprietors of any public  place such as shopping malls,  eatries,  Cinemas,  supermarkets,  petrol/gas stations, private/public motor parks, event centers, Hotels, public and private offices as well as worship centres…

DTHA Committee on Peace and Security Submits Report on Compulsory Procurement and Installation of Surveillance Camera

ASABA/Nigeria: The State House of Assembly Committee on Peace and Security has submitted its report on the Delta State Occupational Safety Bill. The report was submitted at plenary presided over by the Speaker, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori by the Chairman of the Committee, Hon Asupa Forteta, representing Burutu one Constituency. The Bill is for a law that will make it compulsory to procure and install Smart Surveillance Cameras in public places to aid crime prevention and investigation. Hon Forteta, while presenting the report disclosed that, owing to the covid-19 protocols,…

DTHA Passes Community Security Corps Agency Bill Into Law

ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State Community Security Corps Agency Bill, was on Wednesday 22nd July, 2020 Plenary at Asaba the State Capital, read the third time and passed into law by the State House of Assembly. The Speaker of the Assembly, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori who presided over the plenary said that the passage of the Bill, is the right step in the right direction as the State will now join other States that has passed similar laws in addressing the high level of insecurity in the country. “At the committee…

Delta Assembly Directs Ministry of Lands, Survey to Pay One Million Naira to Petitioner Over Destruction of Fence, Office Building

Hon. Princess Pat Ajudua, Chairman of the Committee Laying the Report ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State House of Assembly has directed the State Ministry of Lands and Survey to pay the sum of N1Million as compensation to one Mr. Edwin Adjeke for the damage done to his properties and injuries inflicted on him and his son. The directive followed   the adoption of the report and recommendation of the House Committee on Public Petitions on the alleged unlawful oppression, unjust and unconscionable destruction of the fence, office building, blocks and other properties…

Delta State Community Security Corps Agency Bill Passes Second Reading

DTHA at Plenary ASABA/Nigeria: A Bill for the establishment of an indigenous security outfit in Delta State; “Delta State Community Security Corps Agency 2020” on Tuesday passed second reading in the State House of Assembly. Debating in favour of the Bill at Tuesday’s plenary, the various Speakers, including the Deputy Speaker, Rt. Hon. Ochor Christopher Ochor, the   Chief Whip, Hon. (Evang.) Princess Pat Ajudua, and the member representing Aniocha South, Hon. Austin Chikeze, described the Bill as apt and timely. Others who spoke in favour of the Bill,  include;  the Deputy Chief Whip and…