Nigeria (Blank NEWS Online) –
The Isoko nation in Delta State has pledged to support Governor Ifeanyi Okowa in fast-tracking the ongoing developmental strides of his administration, saying that his policies are people oriented and genuinely driven.
President General of Isoko Development Union (IDU), Chief Iduh Amadhe stated this when he led a delegation of traditional rulers, sons and daughterasfrom Isoko land on a courtesy visit to the state governor on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at the Government House, Asaba.
The IDU President, who ffelicitated with Governor Okowa on his electoral and judicial victories, lauded him for the appointment of Isoko sons and daughters into various positions as well as execution of infrastructure projects in Isoko.
He therefore assured the state governor of support of Isoko nation towards the growth of the state, especially the globally applauded SMART agenda which has entrenched trust and confidence of the people on the government.
While receiving the IDU delegation, Delta State Governor Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa tasked communities to partner with government on the provision of peaceful and enabling environment for investment to thrive, as his administration is prepared to partner with investors and private sector to bring development to the state.
“I believe that is the way to go but we need to encourage our people to ensure that we give an enabling environment to all companies working in the state and give peace a chance as this is the best way to generate job opportunities for our people and increase infrastructural development in the area.”
While commending the Isoko nation for the huge amount of money invested on the development and accreditation process of the Law and Engineering faculties of the Delta State University, [DELSU] Oleh campus, the governor assured that government has put in all processes to see to the successful completion of the accreditation of the two faculties adding ” We are discussing on how the issue of the accreditation can be resolved and hope that we get it right so that the faculties will be accredited soonest.”
He lauded the Isoko nation for their support during the 2015 governorship elections and for drawing government attention to the needs of their area promising that his administration would be equitable, fair and just in the provision of infrastructural development to deltans with available resources.
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