By Festus Ahon

ASABA—SPEAKER of the Delta State House of Assembly, Mr Sheriff  Oborevwori, has congratulated former governor of the state, Chief James Ibori, on his 59th birthday, describing him as a  patriot of high repute.

James Ibori

Oborevwori, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Dennis Otu, said Ibori is a charismatic and selfless leader who God has used to touch many lives positively.

He said: “The former governor we are celebrating today laid solid foundation for the rapid development of the state in his eight years as a governor  in the state. Deltans cannot forget in a hurry the transformation the state witnessed during the administration of the former governor.

“I want to, on  behalf of the Delta State House of Assembly  and people of the state, congratulate our resource control crusader and a  respected leader of our time.

“I rejoice with you as you are being celebrated today. I pray the Almighty God that has sustained you this far to continue the good work in your life.”

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