The Senator representing Delta North Senatorial District, in the Red Chamber of the National Assembly, Chief (Barr) Peter Nwaoboshi, has said that His Excellency Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, the Executive Governor of Delta State is his brother.
The Ibusa born senator who stated this last Sunday, while addressing newsmen at his Asaba residence said as a brilliant young man with good certificates, politics was the only option to ease his tension at that time. The lawmaker and former classroom teacher disclosed that his appointment at the age of 22 years as aide to the late former governor of the defunct Bendel State, Professor Ambrose Alli was a compensation on the role he played as Unity Party of Nigeria, (UPN) leader in the state in the election that brought Professor Ambrose Alli to power, adding that his sojourn in politics has made him a better and more experienced man.
Emphasizing broadly on his relationship with Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, Senator Nwaoboshi said Governor Okowa is his brother and that if there is a better word to describe his relationship with Okowa, he will use it. He disclosed that his relationship with Okowa started long time ago when they were young, stating that Okowa supported him in different ways to be what he is in politics today. He assured that his support for the governor will remain strong for if Okowa fails as governor, it is the entire Anioma nation that fails
Speaking further, the federal lawmaker and Chairman, House Committee, on NDDC said he will remain committed to the growth of Delta North and the well-being of the Anioma people.
“So far, we have been able to contribute to the growth and well-being of our people. Presently, there is no local government council area in Delta North that does not have at least three tarred roads attracted by me. This is a tip of the iceberg compared to what we plan to achieve for our people in the years ahead. I am proud of our people and our culture. I want a better Anioma and Delta State. A united Delta State will guarantee progress and development”, Senator Nwaoboshi stated.