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Edo Govt reaffirms commitment to people-centered devt

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Secretary to the Edo State Government (SSG), Osarodion Ogie Esq., has reaffirmed the commitment of the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration to drive development that will deliver more value to Edo people by strengthening the institutions and structures in the state.

R-L: Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki; Managing Director, Presco Nig. Plc., Elder Felix Nwabuko; and Kogi District Superintendent, Assemblies of God, Gabriel Michael; at the 18th Annual Convention of Assemblies of God Church, in Benin City, Edo State, on Friday, July 20, 2018.

Ogie disclosed this when a delegation of the Edo State Chapter of the Bible Society of Nigeria, paid a courtesy visit to the Government House in Benin City, the state capital.

He said that Edo people are already counting the gains of a peaceful and enabling environment, as a result of the ongoing institutional reforms and policies being implemented by the present administration, adding that the administration will not rest on its oars.

Ogie said Governor Obaseki acknowledges the role of the clergy and religious bodies in praying for the state and proffering solutions to development challenges.

He praised the Bible Society of Nigeria for the role it has played over the years, noting that for bringing God’s word to the people, the Bible Society of Nigeria deserves to be encouraged.

Leader of the Edo State Chapter of the Bible Society of Nigeria, Reverend Olu Aderibigbe, commended the Obaseki led-administration for the developmental strides recorded in the state.

Aderibigbe urged the state government not to be distracted in its resolve to drive development, adding that, with the abolition of Community Development Associations (CDAs) and other illegal activities, law and order have been restored, which are indispensable for sustainable development.

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