The Deputy Speaker of the 7th Assembly of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Christopher Ochor Ochor, has assured Deltans of improved service delivery in order to boast socioeconomic development of State.
Hon. Ochor who was unanimously elected during inauguration of the 7th Assembly on June 10, 2019, Ukwuani Constituency in the State House of Assembly, made the promise while fielding questions with Journalists at Asaba, noted that the House will put Delta first in its decision.
He hailed the vibrancy of the 6th Assembly disclosed that the 7th Assembly will aspire to uphold the benchmark already set by their predecessor.
He called on Deltans to remain supportive and peace loving adding that the 7th Assembly will effectively pass bills to better the lots of Deltans.
The Deputy Speaker who later had a reception for his constituent, friends and well wishers who came out in their numbers to honour him said, that his elevation to the State House Of Assembly and as a Deputy speaker was the handiwork of God, showing that the time was ripe for him to represent his people at the state level.
He thanked all who had been with him from the start of the journey, through the primaries and election period and promised they will not regret the confidence reposed in him.
Also speaking at the reception, the wife of the Deputy Speaker Mrs. Ann Ochor thanked Ukwuani people especially the women who stood solidly behind her husband’s vision.
She said her husband has been a grassroot politician right from the days of the Grassroot Democratic Party, GDM, with mentors like past Governor James Ibori and present Governor Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa and as such he is well grounded and will deliver to his people the dividends of Democracy.
Recall that during the 2019 state House of Assembly Election, Deputy Speaker on the platform of the PDP, scored 17,536 votes to defeat the candidate of the All Progressive Congress, APC candidate, Mr. Eze Omolu who polled 7, 172 votes.
Rt. Hon. Ochor was the first Executive Director, Social Services Development, Delta State Oil Producing Area Development Commssion, DESOPADEC, in the newly structured commission in 2015.
Some of the dignitaries at the event includes the immediate past MD of DESOPADEC, Chief Williams Makinde, Senator Stella Omu, Hon. Mercy Almona Isie, amongst others.