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I’ll Collaborate With South-South Govts To Develop Our Region – Okowa

Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has come out to beg the leadership of the Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) to collaborate with governors and stakeholders in the South-South to fasten the transformation of the region, especially in peace and development.

Okowa revealed this when he received the newly-elected executive committee members of IYC at the Government House, Asaba.

According to him, the new leadership of the council should be pleased with their successful election and he would make sure he partners with them to stimulate human capital development for the people of Ijaw extraction of the state and other Deltans.

He added that the ongoing Ayokoromo Bridge project would be completed before his tenure as governor expires.

His words, “Government will take some decisions and see what can be done.”

“Your remark that you had a very peaceful and democratic election is very important, not only for the Ijaw Youth Council, it is, also, important for our nation, Nigeria. Every election that ought to be democratic, should be truly democratic.

“So, I am glad that you people had a very peaceful and democratic election and that your executive committee has emerged.”

According to him, the new leadership of the council should be pleased with their successful election and he would make sure he partners with them to stimulate human capital development for the people of Ijaw extraction of the state and other Deltans.

He added that the ongoing Ayokoromo Bridge project would be completed before his tenure as governor expires.