We’ll stand with you till 2031, Delta youths assure Oborevwori


By Nosa Àkenzua

A coalition of Delta State Community Youth Forum, Monday, declared its unalloyed support for the state governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, affirming that they would rally round him for a second tenure till 2031.

Members of the coalition who were in Government House, Asaba, in large numbers on a solidarity visit to the governor, said they would continue to support the policies and programmes of the Governor Oborevwori- led administration in the state.

Speaking on behalf of the coalition, the President of the National Association of Delta State Students, NADESSTU, Comrade Monday Wiiska, said they were in Government House to celebrate the governor’s victory in the March 18, 2023 gubernatorial poll in the state and his subsequent legal victories at the various courts up to the Supreme Court.

Comrade Whiska disclosed that 80 critical youth groups, representing the diverse ethnic nationalities in the three senatorial districts of the state which constitute the coalition, had decided to unite in a harmonious declaration of support to celebrate the victory of the governor.

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He said: “We stand here today, as leaders of various ethnic nationalities; PDP youth leaders (male and female); the Critical Youth Group in Delta State under the umbrella of Delta State community youth who are representing the vast interest of majority of youths, to declare our support for Governor Sheriff Oborevwori till 2031.

“We stand with you till 2031 where you will have ample time to deliver on your passionate mandate of the MORE Agenda just as it is written in the holy book of Job Chapter 22 verse 28 that ‘as we decree on Earth, so shall it be established in heaven.

“Your victory is a reverberating echo of the peoples resolute mandate bestowed upon you at the gubernatorial election held on 18 of March, 2023.

“During the election, the vibrant youths of Delta State chose you because we believed in you and your MORE Agenda for Deltans.

“The choice of the youths and other Deltans resonated powerfully in your victory in 21 out of the 25 local government areas across the state during the election.”

Responding, Governor Oborevwori thanked the youths for their support and pledged to continue working for the peace and development of the state.

The governor said: “It is my pleasure to receive you all here today. Thank you for thinking it worthwhile to come and express your solidarity with me on the affirmation of my electoral victory at the Supreme Court.

“Let me sincerely thank all of you because I am aware that throughout the trials, all of you were there for me. Some of you went to Lagos and Abuja several times during the court cases.

“God will bless you all for your sacrifices. And, like I have promised Deltans, I am going to be a Governor for all Deltans.

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