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Sheathe your swords, Okowa tells warring communities

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*Commissions Kefas Road, Law Faculty Complex, others

By Festus Ahon, Akpokona Omafuaire & Ochuko Akuopha

OLEH—DELTA State governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, yesterday, warned warring Igbide and Okpolo-Enwhen communities, Isoko South Local Government Area of the state against further hostilities, saying that they should not continue to kill each other over a mere piece of land.

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State

Speaking while commissioning the Ibrahim Kefas Road handled by Obakpor Engineering Limited, Okowa said that his administration would not condone indiscipline, reiterating that “If the elders cannot control the youths, they should make it known to us, those behind the crisis.”

The governor, who also commissioned the Law Faculty Complex of the Delta State University, Oleh campus, Ofagbe Technical College, Ofagbe and inspected construction works on Owhe-Ologbo Road, said: “The more we continue to hide them, the more sleepless nights we will have.”

Lamenting the dwindling resources accruing to the country occasioned by the drop in oil production and prices, Okowa said: “We are praying for greener pastures. As a state, we are praying for our resources to improve.”

He assured the people of Isoko nation that they will not be left behind in his administration.

Managing Director of Obakpor Engineering Limited, Olorogun John Oguma commended Governor Okowa for the various people oriented projects he had embarked upon in the state since he assumed office.

Oguma while fielding questions from newsmen during the commissioning ceremony, urged Deltans not to relent in their support for the governor.

On his part, the President General of Isoko Development Development, IDU, Chief Iduh Amadhe thanked the governor for the various projects he had embarked upon in Isoko nation.


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