Delta Governor-Elect, Oborevwori, Felicitates Uduaghan on Ward of Honourary Doctorate degree2 min read
By Our Correspondent
The Delta State Governor-Elect and the Speaker of the House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, has congratulated the immediate past Governor of the state, His Excellency, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan on his Honourary award as a Doctor of Public Administration from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
He described the Ex-Governor as a quitessential administrator with a mark of wisdom and noted that History will be kind to him.
In a press statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Dennis Otu, the Governor -Elect and National Deputy Chairman of the Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures of Nigeria, said he was not surprised by this milestone honour, noting that Uduaghan’s benevolence and passion for good governance are well documented for future generation of leaders in the state.
According to him, Ex-Governor Uduaghan’ footprints are widespread and diverse, adding that concerns about public health and issues affecting children and women received priority attention as a governor of Delta State.
The Governor-Elect said, ” This award to his Excellency is coming at the right time. It shows as a public office holder, people pay attention to the things we do.
” I am so happy for him. Moreso, I recalled the unwavering support I enjoyed from him during the build up to the March 18th gubernatorial election. This award is coming from one of Nigeria’s first generation Universities, I do not take this for granted.
” I join family members, particularly his wife, Her Excellency, Deaconess Roli Uduaghan in congratulating our former governor.”
Rt Hon Oborevwori prayed that the awardee should count his blessings and asked the Almighty God to grant him divine health, strength and wisdom to do more for humanity.