Don’t Oppress Anyone with Your Positions, Delta PFN Chairman Warns Leaders, As Oborevwori Assures of Repositioning State

Delta State Governor, Sheriff Oborevwor
Delta State Governor, Sheriff Oborevwor

Delta State Governor, Sheriff Oborevwori, has assured the people of the state that great things would begin to happen in the state under his watch to reposition it in the comity of states, even as the state Chairman of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), Bishop Enakirerhi, admonishes leaders not to oppress anyone with their positions or offices.
Governor Oborevwori, who spoke at the State’s annual Thanksgiving and Praise Night held on Monday in Asaba, said Deltans would have cause to always thank God in the life of his administration. He commended the immediate past Governor of the state, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, for initiating the “Thanksgiving and Praise Night” every May 29, saying that his administration would continue to observe the annual event.
He said, “It is my joy and pleasure to commence my tenure with this praise night. I commend His Excellency, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa for the wisdom to institute this annual praise programme in celebration of God’s majesty and power. I will tell you that I was very happy when we received the Bill establishing this praise night and that of the creative industry. People are happy and Delta State is happy. We have lifted our hands and voices in prayer and praise this night to God Almighty on behalf of Delta State.
“By so doing, we have dedicated this administration onto the throne of grace; God is in charge, hence, I expect great things to unfold in the coming months and years in accordance with the divine declaration. God says what He means, and means what He says. He is not a man that he should lie. His hands shall be upon us and the people of Delta State will have cause to always thank God in the life of this administration.”
“God will cause us to reap abundantly from our farmlands, oil wells, and fishing waters, and bless the works of our hands. It is my prayer that the manifold blessings of God shall overflow in our families, homes, and offices; and all the glory will go to Him who is able to do much more than we can ever ask,” Oborevwori stated.
Immediate past Governor of the state said he was delighted with the continuation of the annual thanksgiving and praise day. According to Okowa, “I am a happy man and I must thank God for the Governor, Rt. Hon Sheriff Oborevwori for this Thanksgiving and praise day. The vision that we saw when we came in 2015, he has kept to it; and because you have done this, the grace of God will be with you and your administration. It is not easy to govern Delta, but God will give you the grace to succeed”.
In his exhortation, Bishop Enakirerhi, who applauded the state government for initiating the Delta State Thanksgiving and Praise Night, underscored the importance of giving thanks and praise to God. He said it was God who made it possible for us to be alive, adding that He deserves from us, praise and thanksgiving in appreciation for all that He has been doing in our lives. The cleric posited that “God deserves everything from us; He deserves our time, money, and talent because He is the source of all we have and is”.
Bishop Enakirerhi opined that whatever position a man attained in life was given to him by God, and cautioned that “let no man oppress anybody with his position or office”.
The thanksgiving and praise night was attended by the wife of the Governor, Tobore Oborevwori; his deputy, Sir Monday Onyeme and wife Catherine, wife of the immediate past governor, Edith Okowa, as well as the immediate past deputy governor, Kingsley Otuaro among others.

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