The Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Monday Igbuya on Wednesday paid glowing tribute to the former governor of Delta State; Chief James Ibori, saying the ex-governor worked to improve the economic well-being and deserves more credit in this respect.
‘Chief James Onanefe Ibori occupies a special place in the hearts of the people. He is a true Deltan and will always be noted in history as such”
In a well-tailored message to the ex-governor on his 58th birthday, Igbuya described Ibori as a distinguished son of Nigeria.
“Chief James Ibori is an outstanding Nigerian. He epitomizes many good things” he said.
Igbuya who recalled Ibori’s achievements, services to community, to the state and the country in general said the ex-governor; apart from performing the task of governance well, guided the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to victory in 2007.
“Chief James Ibori is a good political leader”
He praised the former governor for creating so much impact in the country, particularly Delta State.
Specifically, he commended the ex-governor for improving the state’s education system, providing better roads, building bridges, facilitating the training of Deltans in local and foreign universities and providing selfless service to mankind.
“Chief James Ibori is a man of rare talent and ambition. He holds no animosity toward anyone’ Igbuya said.
Ibori, known for his sophisticated bearing and a knack for solving the most complicated political problems, according to Igbuya, pushed legislative agendas based upon public opinion.
“Chief James Ibori insisted on pragmatic and moderation in government programmes”
He also thanked the people of Oghara for donating Ibori as a gift to Delta State.
“It is with great pleasure that I convey warm greetings and hearty congratulations to you on the auspicious occasion of your 58th birthday. Please accept my sincere wishes for your good health and well-being” he added.