The Delta State Deputy Governor, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro, has pledged to use the remaining days of his life for the service of God and humanity. Barr. Otuaro, made the pledge at his official residence in Asaba when Management and Staff of his office treated him to a surprise birthday celebration. The state deputy governor who thanked God for sparing his life in the last forty-eight years affirmed that nothing will asuade him turn his back on God considering the countless blessings he has enjoyed especially promoting him to the post of a deputy governor.

He chronicled the process that led to the emergency of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, and himself as deputy as the handiwork of God and assured Deltans that the present economic challenges being face in this country and the state will fizzle away for real development and empowerment to take root.

Barr. Otuaro, who express surprise over the four different cakes and birthday cards presented to him by staff, prayed God to give him the grace to make meaningful impact in building a new Delta in line with the SMART agenda of his immediate boss, Senator Okowa. According to him, he was out of reach during his birthday, because that day was a time for to commune with God more and not with men, emphasizing that the increase in age was a golden opportunity to praise God and not an opportunity to be involved in frivolities that will not please the Almighty.

He use the occasion to express thanks to the governor, committee of friends, staff and well wishers for the congratulatory messages and prayed God to give them reasons to celebrate. The Permanent Secretary, Office of the Deputy Governor, Mr. Nduka Mbadiwe Okonkwo described Barr Otuaro, as a real Christian that has use his position to advertise Christ through his philanthropic gesture.

He said the decision to celebrate with the deputy governor was a way to reciprocate his kind gesture in the lives of staff and governance of the state.

The Deputy Chief of Staff Government House, Hon. Steve Eruotor, proposed a toast for the celebrant, Barr. Otuaro, in the event that featured cutting of birthday cakes by the deputy governor supported by staff of the different departments in his office including the administration and the Press Unit.