By Robor Bare
Canadian based Oil businessman cum prominent PDP Chieftain in Ethiope west Local Government of Delta State, Hon. Ufuoma Jones Usen has lauded the charismatic leadership of the former governor of Delta State, Chief James Onanefe Ibori, just as he described Chief Ibori as an exceptional leader in the history of Nigeria democracy, whose leadership virtues brought peace to Delta State.
The PDP Jesse Ward 5 leader disclosed this in a congratulatory birthday message to Chief Ibori at the occasion of his 62nd birthday anniversary explained that Chief Ibori is a man that believes in equity, fairness and justice in his dealings.
“His Excellency, On behalf of my family, the good people of Jesse Ward 5, PDP family in Ethiope West, I want to commend and congratulate you for the peaceful roles played in ensuring that our dear State is peaceful devoid of crisis for over a decade now, especially with the gentleman principle of rotation of the Governorship seat among the Senatorial districts.”
“His Excellency 62 years anniversary is worth celebrating, amid the impactful, exemplary lifestyle.”
Hon. Usen argued that because of Ibori’s principle of fairness, he advocated on the need for the rotation of the Governorship seat among the three senatorial districts, his advocacy produced Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan from Delta south, hinted that Ibori also stood against all odds in 2015, that the principle of fairness must be adhered to insisting that the Delta north must get their share of the governorship seat, opined that Ibori fairness also brought the incumbent Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa to power.
He further reinstated that Chief Ibori’s advocacy of fairness has brought peace to the State while urging other Nigerian leaders to emulate his leadership virtue.
“His Excellency leadership virtue is second to non, always on the part of peace, H.E never advocated for vendetta of any kind. H.E leadership virtue is worth emulating.”
He urged the former governor not to be deterred in doing good and for always being on the part of peace while in power, prayed God would continue to take him higher in his endeavors.