The Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has expressed shock and sadness over the sudden demise of the Majority Leader of the State House of Assembly Hon. Tim Owhefere
The Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has expressed shock and sadness over the sudden demise of the Majority Leader of the State House of Assembly Hon. Tim Owhefere.
Hon. Owhefere passed on Wednesday night after a brief illness at the Federal Medical Centre, Asaba, at 57.
In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, on Thursday in Asaba, the Governor described Owhefere, who until his demise, represented Isoko North constituency, as a committed, hardworking, patriotic and thorough-bred lawmaker” who served the state and his constituents diligently.
He said that the deceased lawmaker would be long remembered for his outstanding humility, patriotism and commitment in handling the affairs of the Assembly as House Leader from 2015.
The Governor added that Hon. Owhefere was a “cerebral lawmaker with enviable competence and a pride to the legislative institution’’, saying that Delta would miss the competence, dexterity and sagacity of the renowned lawmaker.
He said since the emergence of Hon. Owhefere as the Majority Leader of the House, he did not leave any one in doubt as to his capacity to handle matters of development and progress of the state.
The Governor on behalf of the government and people of Delta sent his profound commiseration to the Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, members of the House, the people of Isoko North Constituency and the entire Isoko nation over the demise of Hon. Tim Kome Owhefere.