DELTA: Gov. Okowa Assumes Office *** Seeks Prayers From Deltans

Governor of oil wealthy Delta State, Senator, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa assumed office today, Monday, June 01, 2015 with a prayer session at the Government House Chapel.

Governor Okowa who was accompanied by his wife, Dame Edith Okowa, Deputy Governor, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro and political aides and associates joined in the devotional session by staff of the Directorate of Government House.

Speaking at the brief service, Senator Okowa urged Deltans to continually pray for the success of the programmes and policies of their leaders, stressing that prayer is the key to success.

“Christians especially Deltans have a burden to pray everyday for the success of the state, Delta State will go places by the grace of God. I want to assure you all that I will always join this devotional service every morning throughout my tenure”, the Governor said.

He called for the support and understanding of Deltans for the success of his administration.

In his exhortation, the Chaplain of the Chapel, Rev. Ben Golley urged Dletans to shun negative criticisms and excessive and unnecessary praises stressing that they need to pray for their leaders and support them for the growth of the state.

Senator Okowa later inspected a guard of Honour mounted by the Nigeria Police and was taken round the various offices and halls in Government House by the Permanent Secretary, Mr. Benson Oburoh.

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