In a statement issued to newsmen at the peak of celebrations in the state capital, the ex-national law students leader lauded the emergence of the former speaker as Governor of the state, describing him as a grass rooted leader and politician who will bring developments to the core grassroots of the state.
He praised the massive law and policy transformations introduced by the Governor during his time as Speaker of the House of Assembly, noting that it was now time for the government and people of delta state to reap the dividends the new policy reforms.
Toma also hailed the appointment of Barr (Mrs) Lyna Ocholor, the former Clerk of the state House of Assembly as Principal Secretary to the Governor. In his words: “Mummy (Mrs Ocholor Esq) is a seasoned policy and legislative lawyer, administrator and civil service connoisseur who will bring her robust experience to bear in the Governor’s office, there’s no doubt about that”
While recollecting the immense support he and the Delta State Law Students’ Association of Nigeria (DELSAN) received from both the Governor and his Principal Secretary during their time in the House of Assembly, he urged them to continue to support the youth community in the state by carrying youths and young creative minds along in the major architecture of the state’s decision making and policy implementation.