The Director General (DG) of the Delta State Orientation Bureau, Eugene Azuka Uzum Esq, has rated the developmental strides of the Governor of Delta State, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, high as Deltans prepare to celebrate the creation of the state at 30.
Uzum stated this on the regular weekly Radio Programme tagged, “Prosperity for All Deltans, How e be for your Area” on the discuss, “Delta at 30, Desires matching Leadership.”
According to the orientation boss, Deltans had a lot to celebrate viewing from the creation of the State on the 24th, August 1991 to the present day.
Uzum said that the administration of Chief James Ibori between May 1999 to 2007 and that of Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, between 2007 and 2015 has brought different developments and legacies in the state.
He said that the history of past governance could not be complete without the present day administration the Okowa Administration in the state.
“Today, under the present administration, technical education in Delta State is topnotch, having 25 technical colleges across the 25 local government area of the state, making it highest in the federation,” Uzum said.
Uzum also noted that “We also have three additional universities which includes Delta State University of Science and Technology, Ozoro; Dennis Osadebay University, Asaba and the University of Delta, Agbor, created also under the administration of Governor Okowa for the admission of more Deltans for university education.
“In the area of job creation, according to statistics available, the present day Delta State under Governor Okowa has created novel job opportunities with over 100,000 Deltans and residents in the state gainfully engaged,” Uzum stated.
He said that the administration had more construction of network of internal roads, linking many towns and villages, adding that it was not a surprise that Governor Okowa was nicknamed the Road Master by the appreciative Deltans and residents in the state.
Uzum said Deltans had alot to celebrate in terms of peace across the state, adding that Delta State was one of the most peaceful state in Nigeria, just as he noted that in the area of gender equality in governance, the present administration had the highest number of women appointees and the highest in the federation.
“Delta State is outstanding in sporting activities, entertainment and comedy across the nation. These and many more, Deltans have alot to celebrate as we become 30 years in existence as a state,” Uzum averted.