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Anioma monarchs, politicians back Okowa’s move to unite Delta ethnic groups

OWA OYIBU—TRADITIONAL rulers and politicians of Anioma nation in Delta State have resolved to support the administration of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa to enhance the existing bond of love and peaceful co-existence among the ethnic groups in the state to actualize the vision of the founding fathers.

They also resolved to solidify the Delta North unity and speak with a strong voice on issues of common interest to the district to enable them frontally tackle developmental, security and socio-political challenges facing the state and district in particular.

Common interest

The resolution was made at Owa Oyibu, traditional headquarters of Owa Kingdom, Ika North East local government, when the Senator representing Delta North in the National Assembly, Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, led a high powered delegation of politicians on a special New Year homage to traditional rulers in Delta North, who converged in the palace of the Obi of Owa Kingdom, Dr. Emmanuel Efeizomor II.

They pledged to encourage the people of the district to make land available to investors for commercial agriculture in order to diversify the economy of the state and create wealth for all Deltans.

Dr. Efeizomor II, who is the chairman of Delta State Council of Traditional Rulers, stressed the need for greater unity and co-operation among the political class, traditional rulers and people of Delta North senatorial district for speedy development of the Anioma nation.

The monarch particularly charged the people of the district to close ranks and join forces with the Okowa administration for the successful implementation of the prosperity agenda of the state government.

Earlier, Senator Nwaoboshi informed the royal fathers that the visit was to appreciate them for their support for him and their invaluable contributions to the effective administration of the state.

The meeting was attended by the second Vice Chairman Delta State Council of Traditional Rulers, Pere S.P. Luke Kalanama VIII, royal fathers of the different kingdoms in Delta North, legislators, commissioners, special advisers, local government chairmen, party chairmen, elders and leaders, as well as other stakeholders in the Delta project.


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