From Nosa Akenzua, Asaba
Chairman of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum and Governor of Sokoto State, Rt. Hon. Aminu Waziri Aminu Tambuwal has applauded Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for enhancing the socio-economic life of Deltans through his sustained commitment towards promoting good governance in the state.
Tambuwal who was speaking in Asaba while commissioning the Maryam Babangida dual carriageway which was constructed by the state government, said that Okowa has been demonstrating strong strength in providing excellent leadership.
He noted that the Okowa led administration in the state was doing quite more in terms of infrastructural development anchored on the threshold of good governance, pointing out that he was, also happy that the dual carriageway was named after Maryam Babangida.
While saying that he was delighted to have been invited to perform the official inauguration of two roads in the state, the Chairman of the PDP Governors Forum stated that the PDP family in the country were impressed with the performance index of Governor Okowa.
“Governor Okowa has done very well in providing good leadership in all aspects of governance,” Tambuwal said, noting that Delta State government had, apart from its exploits in roads infrastructural development initiative, done well in the areas of educational development, empowerment and human capital development among other sectors of the state economy”.
While, also, performing the inauguration of the 7.5 kilometres Ogwashi Uku /Ubulu Uno Road in Aniocha South Local Government Area of the state equally constructed by the state government, the Sokoto State governor noted that the road was strategic to the growth of the town, even as he affirmed that the road would among other benefits, connect the town to other parts of the state.
Earlier in his remarks during the inauguration of Maryam Babangida Road, Governor Okowa noted that the road was strategically unique to the people and government of the state as it houses the most important aspect of governance in the state such as the old and new state secretariat complex, Asaba division of the Appeal Court Complex, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Asaba branch and the state library complex among others.
On the coronavirus scourge posing health risk globally, Okowa urged Deltans to observe all precautionary measures, affirming that his administration was doing its best to keep the virus in check should there be any incidence in the state.