Nigeria Youth Ambassador and Immediate past aide to Delta state governor, Ossai Ovie Success, has reacted to the outburst of a former minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Orubebe
over his statement that “Okowa is marginalising Ijaw in Delta State”
Ossai said the Elder Godsday Orubebe is either being economical with the truth or lacks adequate information on the achievements of the Okowa led government, stating that despite the recession in the nation, Governor Okowa in the past four years has developed Ijaw communities in Delta state with unprecedented achievements.
Ossai, who spoke in Asaba,during the weekend, said Elder Orubebe needed to be enlightened because, the state government led by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has successfully constructed standard projects In Ijaws communities which include Ogidigben internal road, Oporoza internal road, Okerenkoko internal roads, Burutu township road phase one and two, Youbebe – Biniebi-ama road, Obotobo – Sokebolou – Yokiri road, Obotobo I community internal road, Sokebolou internal road, Burutu Modern Market, Funding of Ayakoromo Bridge project, Ogbobagbene – Ojobo road, construction/renovation of schools.
“Despite the difficulties in embarking on projects in the riverine communities, Governor Okowa within four years as governor has been able to reach out to Ijaws communities in Delta state by embarking on lasting projects, appointing sons and daughters from the riverine communities into his administration and empowering the youths.
“What about Nigeria Vice president Prof Osinbajo visit to the Riverine communities where he commissioned road Projects constructed by Governor Okowa.
The riverine communities have witnessed transformation under the SMART Agenda of the governor.
While calling on the Ijaws in Delta to disregard Elder Orubebe statement, Ossai urged the Former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Orubebe to be objective in his comments on the assessment of Governor Okowa’s administration by asking relevant to questions, urging him always go back home verify all the government’s achievement.