From Paul Osuyi, Asaba

Foremost political pressure group in Delta State, Delta Unity Group (DUG) has Governor Sheriff Oborevwori to implement programmes and policies that would modernise the state and brint about quality of life for the people.

The group made the call in a congratulatory message to the governor following the affirmation of his election by the Supreme Court last Friday.

DUG in a statement on Sunday by its National Publicity Secretary, Sir Sunny Areh while congratulating Oborevwori, said “the long winding and tortuous legal battle has come to a definitive end.”

Titled: “At The End, It’s All About Deltans,” DUG stated that the judgement has ended all challenges with respect to the 2023 governorship election, and wished the governor well “as he pilots the affairs of Delta State in the next three and half years.”

The Statement reads: “After a long winding and tortuous legal challenge to the election of His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori as Governor of Delta State, the entire process came to a definite conclusion on Friday, January 19, 2023 when the Supreme Court, the highest court in the land, ruled in favour of the governor.

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“The judgement effectively ends all challenges to his election. We congratulate Governor Oborevwori on his victory and wish him well as he pilots the affairs of Delta State for next three and half years.

“At Delta Unity Group (DUG), our position was inspired by the earnest desire to chart a fresh course in the developmental trajectory of our people, a drive we share with progressive and committed Deltans.

“We remain irrevocably committed to putting our people on sound developmental pedestal and will always support all efforts, programmes and policies geared towards improving their lot.

“As democrats, the DUG believes in the effectiveness of the democratic process and institutions as vehicles for attaining the aspirations of our people to high quality of life and security.

“We will work assiduously for the strengthening of our democratic institutions as we firmly believe that the fundamental objective of governance is the uplifting of the welfare and well-being of the people.

“Finally, we enjoin the Governor to develop and implement modernisation programmes designed to bring better quality of living for the people of Delta State.”