Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated the Speaker of the House of Representative, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila who turned 57 years today, June 25, 2019.
Okowa in a statement by his chief press secretary, Charles Aniagwu said Gbajabiamila’scontribution to the development of Nigeria and the legislature is worthy of commendation.
The Governor eulogised the Speaker’s contribution and outstanding accomplishment in his service to the country over the years which according to the statement “culminated in his emergence as Speaker of the 9th House of Representatives”.
“On behalf of my family the government and the people of Delta State, I wish to congratulate Mr. Speaker of the 9th Assembly, a consistent loyal party stalwart and a leader of inestimable value”.
Okowa described the Speaker as a quintessential politician and lawmaker per excellence who has added value to the lives of his people and Nigeria as a whole.
The statement further stated that there is much work to be done by way of legislation in the area of power supply, infrastructure and poverty alleviation.
He prayed that the almighty God will grant the Speaker long life, good health, more wisdom and power to lead the 9th House of Representatives.