By Emma Arubi
WARRI â€” THE Association of Youths from Oil Producing Areas of Delta State (AYOPADS), yesterday, commended President Yarâ€™Adua for appointing credible Niger Deltans as Chairman and Board member of the Niger Delta Development Commis-sion (NDDC).
The association, in a statement made available to journalists yesterday in Warri, said the appointment of Air Vice Marshal Larry Koinyan and Mr. Chibusor Ugweha was most commendable. They also applauded the Presidentâ€™s magnanimity in confirming Elder Power Aginighan as the Executive Director, Finance/Administration of the Commis-sion.
The statement, signed by Mr. Ebiakpor Ezebri, National president; Chief Victor Okumagba, National Director of Publicity and Mr. Lucky Okoro, National Secretary, noted that the appointees are all technocrats of no mean repute that have contributed to the growth and development of the region in various ways.
AYOPADS congratulated the appointees on the deserved elevation and charged them to improve on their already soaring track records to prove skeptics wrong just as they charged them to deploy their immense wealth of experience to attract tangible development to the region for the even development of all axis of the region.