The South-South Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Dan Orbih, has described Delta State Governor Sheriff Oborevwori as a shining example of what leadership is all about.

Orbih stated this on Wednesday when he led the South-South Zonal Working Committee of the party on a courtesy visit to the Governor at Government House, Asaba.

Orbih said they were in the state to formally congratulate Governor Oborevwori on his victory at the poll and its subsequent affirmation at the election petitions tribunal.

He described Governor Oborevwori as a product and symbol of loyalty and commitment to the party and commended him for his outstanding accomplishments in just a few months of being in office as governor.

“As the immediate past Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, your wealth of experience alone has placed the state on good stead for a harmonious working relationship between the executive and the legislature,” Orbih said.

“Now the elections are over and it is time for you to deliver on your campaign promises and we have observed with satisfaction the steps you have taken since you took over. You are building roads and bridges and you have shown great example of what leadership is all about,” he said.

Orbih decried the poor state of federal roads in the region and commended Oborevwori for not abandoning critical federal roads in the state, urging other state governments to emulate the governor’s leadership example.

“Today in the South-South zone, it is difficult for people to travel from one state to another but we thank you for not abandoning the federal link roads in Delta State which you have been repairing because of your love for Deltans,” Orbih said.

“We urge other states to emulate your kind gesture because our people in the South-South zone are going through very difficult times because of the poor state of federal roads. You have shown good example and I believe others will emulate what you are doing in Delta,” he said.

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He said with Governor Douye Diri’s sterling performance in Bayelsa, PDP was set to retain the state in the November 11 governorship election.

Orbih said the South South remained the stronghold of the party in the country and assured that from the steps taken so far by Oborevwori as governor of Delta, the people stood to gain immensely from his M.O.R.E Agenda.

In his reponse, Governor Oborevwori thanked the party hierarchy for their support, assuring that he would continue to do his best to provide sterling leadership for the people of the state who trusted him with their mandate.

He commended Orbih for his support to Bayelsa Governor’s re-election, saying that the party had performed creditably in the state.

He said his administration had done quite a lot in the past few months, assuring that better days awaited Deltans in terms of infrastructural development across the state.

“Here in Delta State, we have done a lot in the last four months of our administration. We have completed and inaugurated some projects in the state and there are a lot of ongoing projects that we are executing,” Oborevwori said.

“My administration will not abandon any ongoing project and we will also initiate new ones to advance the development of the state.

“Today, we have signed a contract agreement with Julius Berger which amounted to approximately N78 billion. By next month, we shall do the ground-breaking ceremony for the projects in Warri and Effurun areas of the state and we shall invite you to the ceremony when we are ready,” he said.