Anioma Leaders on Sunday described Delta State House of Assembly Majority Leader, Chief Monday Ovwigho Igbuya as a focused, visionary and steadfast leader, pledging to work for his emergence as the next speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly.
An online news report made available to journalists by Mr Henry Ovie said, the leaders led by Chief Magnus Okonta stressed that the Anioma people were proud of Igbuya.
“Monday Igbuya remains our candidate for the Speaker of the House. He is an outstanding man and eminently qualified and extremely competent for the position of the speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly” they said
Addressing prominent Anioma leaders in Asaba, Okonta stated that Igbuya was a rare gem, a healing balm and a unifying factor.
“If there is anybody to be credited with the growing stability and unity of the state, it is Igbuya. He is a man of wisdom and dedication. He is a passionate advocate for his constituents, a voice for the underdog, a respected politician and a sincere confidant to those closest to him’ the leaders said.
They also heaped praises on Igbuya for promoting democracy, rule of law and raising his voice for the down- trodden segments of the society.
“Igbuya is a study in consummate humanism, stoicism, integrity, generosity and selflessness. He stands for justice and peace. He is a great democrat, a committed federalist and a genuine political worker. He is respected in the state for his leadership.” they said.
The leaders also commended Sapele people for re-electing Igbuya.
"Chief Igbuya has been listening to the grassroots. He is very patient; He brought prestige to the Okpe nation and developed a close affinity with political leaders within and outside the state”
“We are confident and satisfied with Igbuya and his re-election by Sapele people” the leaders added.
In the same vein, Senator- elect, Chief Ighoyota Amori said Igbuya would be the next speaker.
“Hon Monday Igbuya has no challenger. There is no other person that is looking, thinking and considering jumping into that race. He is unopposed”
By Njamanze Fidel