ISOKO Development Union, IDU, the apex socio-cultural organization of the Isoko ethnic nationality,

By Festus Ahon& Ochuko Akuopha

THE legislative arm of Isoko South local government council, Delta State, has resolved to work with the Council Chairman,  Victor Asasa towards ensuring accelerated growth and development in the locality.

The Councillors in a resolution during Tuesday’s plenary, presided over by the Leader of the House, Othuke Arovah, said relationship between the Executive and the Legislative arm is cordial, and will continue to work as a team for the general good of the people of Isoko South local government area.

The resolution followed adoption of the report of a four man adhoc committee set up by the Leader to investigate alleged financial improprieties and administrative incompetence against the Council Boss by some constituents in a peaceful protest to the council.

Presenting the report of the committee, its Chairman and Councillor representing Igbide ward 7A,  Silver Onuje Ewhese, said a public hearing was conducted on the matter where those involved were invited for interrogation.

Ewhese who is the Chairman, House Committee on Information disclosed that while the Council Boss honored the invitation, the protesters failed to turn up to present their case throughout the period the adhoc committee sat.

He said upon investigation, the Committee found that the allegations were false and malicious, stressing that the legislative arm of Isoko South will continue to avoid detractors and sponsored mudslingers.

The Councillors said they are proud of the modest achievements so far by the Council despite the paucity of funds to the local government, affirming their irrevocable commitment to peace and development of Isoko South local government area.

The lawmakers commended the Leader of the House, Othuke Arovah for his prompt action over the ugly development, saying that the investigation has laid to rest the false and malicious allegations against the Council Boss.

The motion for the adoption of the report was moved by the Majority Leader, Blessing Emiakumor and unanimously adopted.

The Leader of the House, Othuke Arovah, commended the committee for carrying out the investigation diligently, assuring that the legislative arm of Isoko South will continue to perform its functions in line with provisions of the law.

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