By Oboh Agbonkhese
The Deputy Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Mr. Friday Osanebi, has said the need for stable electricity in Ndokwaland via an independent power plant is pivotal in his social-economic plans for the people, but insisted that dialogue would be used in the pursuit of the goal.
Osanebi, who is Chairman of Friday Osanebi Foundation, FOF, said: “We are not a lazy people; we know our right and how to fight it. But we have decided to employ dialogue and fruitful engagement in tackling the IPP and power challenge in our land.”
The Deputy Speaker, who spoke in Kwale during the reunion of Fundamental Old Student Association, FOSA, also gave 40 secondary school students scholarships to cover their studies till graduation, which will be extended to higher education for the 10 best graduating students.
Osanebi said the foundation was ready to give out more scholarships to indigent undergraduates of Anioma origin, following the completion of the screening process at DELSU, Anwai Campus.
In appreciation of the lawmaker’s philanthropy, he was honoured with an award of excellence, integrity and good leadership.