Delta State Commissioner for Information, Chief Patrick Ukah has call on religious leaders, opinion moulders and stakeholders to throw their weight behind the re-election of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for the accelerated development of the state.
Chief Ukah made the call recently when he played host to the Women Wing of the Christian Association of Nigeria (WOWICAN), Delta State chapter in Asaba.
The Commissioner who was represented by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Information, Mr. Paul Osahor, said that the success recorded in all sectors by Governor Okowa was due to the fervent prayers of Christians and other religious leaders and challenged them to do more to enable the Governor emerge victorious in the forthcoming elections.
He outlined landmarked projects that endeared the present administration to Deltans to include the drainages in Asaba, Warri and other flood prone areas; massive road construction; linking of riverine communities with roads; the Asaba International Airport; the Stephen Keshi Stadium; renovation, equipping and upgrade of schools, hospitals; skills acquisition centers and empowerment of economically weak youths and women.
Earlier, the leader of the team, Rev Florence Nwosu said that the visit was to commend the governor for his people oriented projects and programmes in the last three and half years and assured him of their prayers in the re-election bid.
Highlight of the visit was the presentation of a Holy Bible to the Commissioner by the leader of the team, Rev Nwosu and prayers for the peace of the state and the nation in general.