July 18, 2024

Democracy Day: Nigerians deserve to celebrate — Gov Oborevwori


Delta State governor, Sheriff Oborevwori, has stated that Nigerians deserve to celebrate despite the numerous challenges bedevilling the country.

In a statement released by Oborevwori’s chief press secretary, Festus Ahon, in Asaba, the governor congratulated Deltans and other Nigerians on this year’s Democracy Day, June 12.

Oborevwori said: “I extend warm congratulations to all Nigerians, especially the people of Delta State and its residents, as we commemorate 2024 Democracy Day and mark the first anniversary of this administration. Over the past 25 years, we have embarked on an uninterrupted democratic voyage.

“While we have faced challenges as a nation, my administration acknowledges and empathises with the difficulties our citizens are currently enduring. Nevertheless, amidst adversity, there is always hope. Let us remain optimistic that our future will be brighter than our present.

“We are grateful that, since 1999, Nigeria has experienced a continuous period of democratic governance, allowing citizens to freely choose their leaders and enjoy the benefits of good governance for the past 25 years, marking a significant milestone in our nation’s history.

“Building on the progress made by previous administrations, our government is committed to further enhancing the infrastructure and human capital of our state, as outlined in our MORE Agenda, ensuring continued growth and development for the benefit of all citizens.

“I encourage all citizens of Delta State and Nigeria to remain optimistic and steadfast, as our nation will overcome its current challenges through collective efforts, prayers, cooperation, and a shared vision among leaders and the led, leading to a brighter future for all.”



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