By Augustine Avwode
In two days, it would be four years since the era of Sen Dr Ifeanyi Okowa dawned on Delta State. And, let’s say it here the way it is: Okowa has given a good account of himself as the Governor of Delta State in the last four years.
He has not only demonstrated abundance of Competence, Character and Capacity, the three Cs all good and great leaders should have, he has added a fourth, – compassion, which together with the first three, makes him one of the best around.
A promise keeper by every definition, Governor Okowa, in the last four years has walked his talk and kept faith with his electoral promises hinged on the S.M.A.R.T agenda that came with a likeable chorus: “Prosperity for all Deltans”.
Okowa’s consuming passion, one can say, has been how to ensure that Deltans, irrespective of differences in ethnicity, gender, faith or political persuasion, come together as one united people, live a good and decent life and ensure the greater good for…