OKADIGBO CONGRATULATES RT. HON. CHIEF FUNKEKEME SOLOMON ON HIS APPOINTMENT/INAUGURATION AS CAMPAIGN DG DELTA STATE PDP 2019


The Principal Heaven’s Mandate Hon Godwin Masah aka Okadigbo has congratulated Rt Hon. Chief Funkekeme Solomon on his appointment/Inauguration as Director General of Delta State PDP Campaign Organisation 2019.

Addressing newsmen in Asaba after the Inauguration yesterday at the Unity Hall of Government House Asaba. Hon. G. Masah; a former DTHA Aspirant/Special Assistant to the Governor on Political Matters said the choice of Funkekeme is a right one and a square peg in a square hole with regards to his wealth of experience as a Ex-Minority Leader in the State House of Assembly, Ex-Deputy Speaker in the State House of Assembly, Ex-Secretary General PDP Campaign Council 2011 and Immediate past Commissioner for Works and presently Chairman Governing Council of the Delta State Polytechnic Ozoro has paid his dues over time in terms of Party politics. He’s an astute scholar and an Administrator per Excellence. He said he’s not in any atom of doubt that Rt. Hon Chief Funkekeme Solomon has proven himself to be a dependable hand, a very high profiled strategist of reputable standard that cannot be overlooked and to say that he’ll bring his wealth of experience to bear on this Herculean task will be to say the least.

We believe and affirm in strong terms that this is the best news for us not only as Burutu people/the Ijaw ethnic nationality of Delta State but to the entire PDP family and we have no iota of doubt as to what this will translate into in the days, weeks and months to come.
He also congratulated His Excellency the Governor for choosing other notable/dependable political juggernauts accross the state without sentiment that are coming together as a crack team to midwife this onerous task in lieu of taking the SMART AGENDA to an enviable height in 2019.

Hon. Masah thanked the leadership of the ruling People’s Democratic Party in the state under the leadership of Barr Kingsley Esiso, the Delta South Senatorial District Chairman Prince Emma Amgbaduba, His Excellency the Deputy Governor Barr. Dcn Kingsley Otuaro and our SMART GOVERNOR His Excellency Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa THE ROAD MASTER for finding our illustrious Son , our Quintessential leader and a Burutu son worthy of this great Honour/Privilege to write his name in the annals of History to Surgically transmit the PDP of Delta State to electoral Victories in all the upcoming elections in 2019.

Once again , congratulations to the Ogiribo of Mosogar kingdom and the Angribio of Ijawland, the White Leader as we fondly call you.You have our total and unwavering support and in the days to come doubting Thomases will agree that Yes Indeed the Governor has choosen the Very Best. God bless Delta State.

Signed
Heaven’s Mandate
Media Dept.

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Nsima Ekere: Infrastructure, law and order key to Niger Delta development


Nsima Ekere

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) says that infrastructure, law and order are vital in achieving lasting development in the region.

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Nsima Ekere stated this Monday when he spoke at Rivers State University (RSU) during the opening of the second edition of the Annual Inter-University Moot Court and Mock Trial Competition for law students in the region.

The Commission organised the competition in conjunction with Velma Foundation, Peace and Development Projects, and others.

Ekere, who was represented by Dr Princewill Ekanin, the Director, Special Projects, office of the MD, NDDC, said the competition presented an opportunity to shape and influence the future of legal practice in the Niger Delta.

“Critical to the development of Niger Delta is the strengthening of law and order infrastructure, to ensure that all stakeholders contributing to regional development operate within the limits and expectations of law,” Ekanin stated.

“Legal education and the legal profession, therefore, continue to contribute to our development strategies, while becoming, over the years, a bulwark of our democratic ethos.”

He added that “the Niger Delta Development Commission will continue to play its strategic statutory role in developing and supporting other efforts to develop education.

“We can only truly facilitate sustainable development if we build human capacity, strengthen livelihoods, reduce poverty, as well as contain violence and crime in our region.”

The NDDC, it was assured, would continue to support the development of education and legal studies, and to create and improve capacity.

Meanwhile, the representative of Velma Foundation, an organising partner for the competition, David Ashaolu, said the essence of the project was to strike a balance between education, play, learning and leisure.

Ashaolu said moot and mock trials among law students have become more important because of thee wide range of changes in the administration of criminal justice system in Nigeria.

Among the tertiary institutions participating in the competition were the University of Benin, Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma, University of Uyo, Benson Idahosa University, University of Calabar, Abia State University, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akure, Imo State University, Niger Delta University, Delta State University and Rivers State University.