The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Hon Dennis Guwor, has said only when Deltans are united that greater peace and development in the state could be achieved.
Addressing leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Warri South West Local Government Area, Guwor expressed optimism that 2024 will record high levels of socioeconomic growth and political stability in the state.
He said the state government is poised to take development to even the most remote areas of the state, noting that the support of the people was needed in achieving the lofty goals.
Guwor particularly expressed immense gratitude to leaders of PDP in Warri South West for their commitments to the success of the party in the area, stressing that the party will achieve more in the locality when leaders and members are united.
He disclosed that the purpose of the meeting was to appreciate them for mobilizing for his victory in the 2023 House of Assembly election.
“I want to again commend the leaders of our party for the role they all played in ensuring I emerged victorious during the election. Please help me to extend my gratitude to members and supporters of PDP across the ten wards and various communities in Warri South West local area.
“In a very short time, I will go around the wards and to personally meet with the electorate to appreciate them as we advance party politics and democratic governance in our local government.
“I want to appeal to leaders of the various wards to work out a schedule for the visits to further appreciate the people for their show of love towards me and the state governor, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori,” Guwor said.
In their separate remarks, some leaders of the PDP in the LGA assured him of their unalloyed support to enable him succeed as the presiding officer of the state legislature.
Those who spoke include Chief Favour Izuokumor, Mr Taiye Duke Tuoyo, Chief Frank Omare and Mofe Pirah, Dr Patrick Fregene, Chief Boroh Opuduh and Chief Vero Tamgbowei.
They appealed to the Speaker to join forces with the leaders to make the PDP in Warri South West more formidable, urging him to always represent the interests of his constituency.