The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori has received the prayers and blessings of Urhobo Traditional Rulers Council, an umbrella body
comprising all the royal fathers in Delta Central Senatorial District where they showered their blessings on him.
It would be recalled that Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori was elevated to the office of the Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly May 11,2017, thus making him to become the number three political office holder in the state.
In humility and respect for the traditional institution, Hon. Oborevwori deemed it necessary to pay homage to the royal fathers to seek for their prayers, blessings and guidance in his new office.
Speaking during the visit at the palace of the Olomu monarch, HRM Ogbon Ogoni Oghoro I,
JP, OON, the Owhorode of Olomu Kingdom in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta
State, the Speaker said he decided to seek the prayers and blessings of the royal fathers to guide him in his new assignment.
He said that; “I have come to meet with my fathers, the royal fathers in Urhobo nation today to seek their prayers and blessings. I thought it wise to do so because it is part of our culture that a wise child should ask for his father’s blessings in anything he embarks on.
I have also come to introduce myself to my royal fathers as the new Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly and to say that from time to time, I shall be visiting my royal fathers for their fatherly advice. I also want to say that whatever the Urhobo nation wants from the Delta State Government for the Urhobo nation to move forward is what I stand for. You are our fathers and whatever advice you give is what we shall abide by.
“I decided that in my capacity as the Speaker of the House of Assembly, I should first celebrate
my position with my fathers before I extend it to kings from other parts of the state. I h