By Binebai Princewill
The member representing Burutu North in the Delta State House of Assembly, Hon Asupa Peter Forteta have described the supreme court victory of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa as divine affirmation of the mandate freely given to him by Deltans at the March 9 governorship election.
Hon. Asupa, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and a political force to reckon with in Burutu Local Government and Delta State made this known during an exclusive chat with The Liberator Newspaper yesterday shortly after the judgment.
Reacting to the judgement, Asupa congratulated the governor on the victory, noting that, the victory has confirmed to everyone that Governor Okowa truly won the election and not the other way as claimed by the opposition and its candidate, Ogboru.
While commending the Judiciary for leaving above board even in the face of intimidation and incessant harassment by the ruling government reminded them that they remain the hope of the common man and should not succumb to undue pressure aimed at scuffling the course of justice in the country.
The lawmaker who is most often referred to as political ‘holy Michael, the ‘Odogboru’ and Political motor saw said he is very optimistic that Governor Okowa will continue to focus on his SMART agenda which is already in motion towards building a better and more prosperous Delta .
The Odogboru reminded the opposition that Delta State belong to everyone irrespective of political affiliation and philosophy and urged them to join forces with the government of Okowa so that the Delta project can be achieved.