The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly (DSHA), Chief Sheriff Oborevwori has stressed the need for sound and results oriented legislature at local government levels in the state.
Oborevwori made the call while declaring open a two-day capacity building workshop for elected councillors of Ika North-East Local Government Council, organised by the member representing Ika North East in the DSHA, Hon Anthony Elekeokori.
The Speaker, in a key note address at the ceremony reminded the councillors that as lawmakers at the local government level, their actions and inactions have direct and immediate impact on their constituents.
Oborevwori, who described the Ika North East representative, Hon Anthony Elekeokuri as a focused, articulate, intelligent and highly resourceful lawmaker, commended him for sponsoring the training programme to prepare the councillors for the job at hand.
In his speech, Elekeokori, said the legislature remains that arm of government charged with responsibility of making laws that engender the welfare and security of the people as enunciated in section 14, subsection 2b of the 1999 Constitution of Federal Republic of Nigeria.