Alijemisi Community, Alisimie, Agbor, Delta State, last Saturday, May 29 held her annual conference. The conference which took place at Alijemisi Hall, Alijemisi was attended by many indigenes of the Community, including women and youths.
The chairman of this year’s conference was an illustrious son of the community, Mr Dan Ayidu, ably represented at the ceremony by another prominent son of the community, Hon Charles Aliagwu.
In his address, Mr Dan Ayidu welcomed his kinsmen to the conference, noting that the essence of the conference was to unite them as one big family for the overall development of the community.
He called on youths in the community to be passionate and committed in their educational pursuits and be good ambassadors of the community. While thanking the Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa for the upgrade of College of Education, Agbor to a full fledged University(University of Delta, Agbor), he advised that students in Agbor should key into the opportunity by making sure they enroll in the institution.
Speaking in a related development, Ayidu said, “The crucial challenge we have now is about the installation of our community transformer and the community primary school roof which was removed in error, noting that he had discussed the issue with the Chairman, Delta State Universal Basic Education Board, Hon Sunny Ogwu.
He appreciates Hon Charles Alihagwu for influencing the electricity transformer at Alijemisi through Peter Idion and other transforming projects he influenced to Alijemisi during his time as councillor.
He concluded by thanking his people for the various roles they are playing towards the development of Alijemisi, urging them to keep on with the good work.
The Chairman of the 2021 Alijemisi Conference, Elder Moses Nwakor expressed joy over the large turn up at the conference. He described his people as peaceful and hospitable, stressing that the development of Alijemisi Community remains their top priority. He used the medium to call on all sons and daughters of the community not to relent in contributing their quotas towards the growth and development of Alijemisi.
Other issues discussed at the conference centred on the way forward for the community. Notable among the issues discussed were the challenges of electricity and the poor state of the community primary school building. However, the community call for support got a boost as Mr Dan Ayidu donated the sum of fifty thousand naira (#50,000) and also promised to repair the community electricity transformer.
High point of the conference was the inauguration of Alijemisi Development Committee, ADC. The ADC new executive comprises: Onyibe Peter, Chairman, Amos Isibor, Vice-Chairman, Obuseh Lucky, Secretary, Rufus Ngbeken, Treasurer, Monday Aborkor, Assistant Secretary, Alihagwu Friday, Member, Ukpoma Moses, Member Ezukwuse Nath, Member, Elumah Isijekoelu, Member, Chidi Egede, Member and Agboehike Philip, Member.