•2019’ll herald new dawn in Ogun –Amosun
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has said his administration is taking deliberate steps, through execution of projects, to create a new state of the dreams of the founding fathers.
The governor spoke in Asaba, yesterday, during a praise and thanksgiving session organised by the state, to mark the third year anniversary of his administration.
Prominent citizens of the state including former governors James Ibori and Emmanuel Uduaghan, Okowa’s deputy, Kingsley Otuaro, Speaker Sheriff Oborevwori, National Assembly members; commissioners, traditional rulers, religious leaders, among others, attended the event.
Okowa said a lot of projects would be commissioned in the next few days, including the Sapele Market and Jesse Road started by Ibori’s administration, which was built upon by Uduaghan’s government.
Okowa said the Stephen Keshi Stadium would also be ready by the middle of July; ahead of the hosting of Senior African Athletics Championship in August.
He said Asaba Airport runway has been completed, while the Asaba storm drainage project would be completed by February next year.
The governor also said the new modern secretariat project in Asaba will be completed in May, next year.
Okowa thanked Deltans and non-Deltans alike; for their continued support for his administration.
In Ogun State, Governor Senator Ibikunle Amosun, felicitated with the people, on Democracy Day celebration and assured them of a new dawn.
Amosun, in a massage signed by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Otunba Adedayo Adeneye, expressed optimism that the mission to rebuild the state, embarked upon by his administration, which is marking the third anniversary of its second term, will be a success story, by the time its tenure expires on May 29, 2019.
“We have kept faith so far, and I, hereby, restate our commitment to hand over an Ogun state which will be a pride of all of us…”