Fidelity bank banner Bayelsa State banner
Delta Speaker dismisses alleged impeachment threat

By News Express on

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 1,231


 

There is no impeachment move against the speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Monday Igbuya, his Chief Press Secretary (CPS), Henry Ovie has said.

A statement from the office of the speaker distanced the members of the Assembly from the impeachment rumour and described the members as highly responsible and patriotic individuals who are more concerned with the peaceful co-existence and development of the state than heating up the polity, as it is being insinuated by a section of the media.
The statement also came hard on some journalists in the state, urging them not to turn the state into a battle field but to engage themselves in constructive and productive journalism.

He urged them to stop cheapening the profession by publishing unworthy news items and using unprintable words in their publications.

The CPS accused some media practitioners of working tooth and nail with some detractors to cause disaffection and disunity within the state.

“The Delta State House of Assembly is not a home for blackmailers, opportunists and hooligans.”

He described the allegation of inexperience, corruption, high handedness and inability to lead the house as “unimaginable, unthinkable and cheap propaganda by enemies of the state.

He said some media practitioners and their sponsors were executing a plan to discredit the speaker. He fired back at those saying Igbuya is bringing the house into disrepute and ridicule, describing the view as an irresponsible vendetta.

The CPS also accused some journalists of resorting to cheap blackmail and blatant lies in the agitation of the assembly workers.

He praised Igbuya for his dynamic leadership, outstanding contribution and commitment to the development of the state.

He commended him for stamping his unique leadership style in the management of the assembly and the steps that are essential to the future of the house.

“His life is a flowing tribute of excellence. His leadership style has earned him the gratitude and admiration of many while his conviction and willingness to speak out with a clear voice makes him the best House of Assembly Speaker in the history of Delta State, ” he said.

“The Rt. Hon. Speaker has helped to reshape legislative duties in the state. His outstanding leadership is appreciated by Deltans from all walks of life.”

He assured the good people of Delta State that Igbuya would not be distracted in his assigned role of developing the state and working for the prosperity agenda of the Okowa administration.

“Chief Monday Igbuya has never acted against the interests of the members and the state. He will continue to play his role in the development of the non-oil sector, creation of wealth, reduction of youth unemployment, rapid infrastructural development and inclusive economic growth,” he said.

He advised Mr. Speaker to disregard the antics of blackmailers.

“Igbuya, a legislator so committed to the ideal of a better society and to the welfare of the down trodden, stands very tall in Nigeria as a man of great moral rectitude,” he added.

•Photo shows Delta Speaker Igbuya.

Source News Express

Posted 18/11/2016 5:58:50 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
7 in police net over illegal advertising practice...

Army trains NSCDC officers on weapons handling

2013 AFCON Day 4: Favorites Ivory Coast zoom...

Bayelsa declares receipt of N9.7bn from FAAC for...

Dust haze, cloudy weather to persist today: NiMET...

Police identifies gunman who massacred worshippers in Anambra...

Breaking News: AREGBESOLA CRUSHES OMISORE, retains Osun Governor’s...

Health workers down tools, ground medical services at...

Church killings, the return of dirty politics and...

Ronaldo enmeshed in $16.5mn tax evasion storm

BREAKING: Aircraft engine fails during take-off with 545...

Youth delegates threaten to dissociate selves from National...

 

Latest News Oyetola, Omisore, Adeleke, Adeoti, Akinbade in tough contest as Osun elects new Governor Biafra: IPOB delegation returns from United Nations How I was raped by Ex-Gov. Sylva’s Security Adviser — Victim •PLUS: Court details 2019 Polls: Abdulsalami warns against Nigeria’s disintegration Nigeria in sorry state under Buhari — Turaki •Says country doesn’t need President that treats headache, ear infection in London 2019: EFCC launches offensive against election fraud, tracks campaign financing by parties Why Delta State is peaceful — Okowa •Challenges women to contest for elective positions Tears of joy as Gov. Emmanuel overhauls 88-year-old hospital Fuel scarcity looms as NUPENG, PENGASSAN issue strike notice NEMA: 77,460 displaced, 3,544 houses destroyed by floods in 12 states Shittu, Adeosun: Your Presidency stinks, PDP tells Buhari Ex-SUBEB chairman bags 7-year jail for embezzling N95.5m

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (395,501 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (376,257 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (307,901 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (250,277 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (231,863 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (221,405 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (199,706 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (181,320 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (165,386 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (163,216 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (157,934 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (146,732 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (63) Business & Economy (3,617) Business Verdict (52) Columnists (932) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (207) Entertainment (547) Features (652) Global Business Monitor (301) International (2,417) Interview (165) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (144) News (39,038) Opinion (1,109) Pidgin (11) Politics (6,679) Religion (870) Sports (1,697) Stock Watch (33) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

CBN banner

Firstmobile banner

 

 

NEWS EXPRESS TV

I am Imo State's New Governor -- Okorocha's son-in-law Uche Nwosu...

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement