By Eseoghene Emuke

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, says Delta State will experience rapid development if the current prevailing peace and love among the people are sustained.

He, however, felicitated with the people on the 28th anniversary of the creation of the state.

A statement issued on Tuesday and signed by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Mr. Yomi Odunuga, commended the people for sustaining the prevailing peace, and urged for greater love among the different ethnic nationalities in the state.

The Delta Central lawmaker in the National Assembly said though Delta has not attained its prime place of socio-economic development among comity of progressive states in Nigeria, the state has made remarkable improvement in human capital development.

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According to him, “On this day in 1991, Delta State was created by the military administration of General Ibrahim Babangida (rtd) from the old Bendel State. On behalf of the people of Delta Central Senatorial District, I wish to congratulate the governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa and the people of the state on the occasion of the 28th anniversary of the creation of the state. 

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“As a people, we should be happy that we have remained peaceful and united in the last 28 years. As we celebrate, we must sustain the peace and embrace the things bind us together as a people rather the things that portend to separate us.

“I am committed to the peace and unity of Delta State and I will do everything within my power to ensure that we mainatin the prevailing peace for a better Delta.”


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