The Delta state Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has called on Deltans to promote virtues of love, peace and unity, critical family values for the development of a better society
The Governor, made the call at the weekend at Owhrode Udu Local Government Area during the burial ceremony of late Mama Mary Oghenechowen, mother of Dr . Chris Oghenechowen, a former member of the House of Representatives, and currently serving Chairman of Governing council of Delta State university Teaching Hospital, Oghara.
Governor Okowa , accompanied by top government functionaries, attended the burial ceremony of Late Mama Oghenechovwen and also that of late mama Blacky Cecilia Akemu-Iffie, mother of Hon. Napoleon Iffie, vice chairman of Uvwie Local Government Area at St. Ambrose Catholic church, River road Ekpan.
He urged the children of Mama Oghenechovwen to maintain virtue of peace and unity of the family exhibited by their mother stressing that “given the quality of people that came to stand with you shows that mama lived well and this is a good show of friendship”.
Senator Okowa described Dr, Chris Oghenechovwen, as a loyal party faithful who have served in various capacity and have at all times demonstrated uncommon love and commitment to service which has been proven by the caliber of men and women who came to show their support to him noting that he is not surprised while recalling their school days way back at the University of Ibadan.
On his part, Dr, Chris thanked the governor for making time out to honour him and the people of Udu on the occasion of his mother’s passage promising to remain faithful and to ensure the peace at all times.
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