COVID-19: Delta House of Reps Caucus urges Okowa’s to be strong, pray for their quick recovery

By Ovasa Ogaga,

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa inspecting the centre for communicable diseases and research, FMC, Asaba as well as the Isolation and Treatment centre at Asaba Specialist Hospital.


Members of the Delta State caucus of the House of Representatives in a show of love have joined other Deltans in prayers for the quick recovery of Governor of Delta State, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, his wife and daughter who tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

In a get well quick message signed by the Minority Leader of the House of Reps, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, Chairman of Delta House of Representatives caucus Hon. Victor Nwaokolo, Hon Nicholas Mutu, Hon Leonard Ogor, Hon. Nicholas Ossai, Hon Julius Pondi, Hon Francis Waive, Hon Efe Afe, Hon Ben Igbakpa, and Hon Thomas Ereyitomi, the caucus assured of their support and prayers for the governor and his family, saying that they are stoutly beheld them at this critical time.

The caucus urged them to be strong and said that being positive to Covid-19 is not by any way a death sentence.

“Your Excellency, we the members of the Delta State House of Reps caucus wish you, your dear wife and members of your family well. It is our sincere prayer that you all will come out of this in good health to the glory of the Lord God Almighty.

“COVID-19, like you have told Deltans, is not a death sentence in any way and it is our firm belief that in no distant time, you and your family will all come out stronger,” the Caucus said.

While commending the Governor for his sincerity, transparency and proactive management of the pandemic in the State, the Caucus called on the resident of the State to adhere strictly to the Covid-19 preventive measure put in place by the NCDC, Federal and State Ministries of Health.

They further noted that the only way to flatten the Covid-19 graph in the State and the Country as a whole is by way of obedience to the protocol and guidelines on the pandemic as directed by the various health authorities.

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