The indigenes of Owa-Alidinma Community in Ika North East Local Government Area of Delta State have cried out over lack of personnel at their community Health Care Centre and total blackout in the community for seven years.
Speaking in a statement signed by the community youth leader, Mr. Friday Nkemachor and his secretary, Mr. Chukwudi Okoh, they appreciated His Excellency, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa for providing good roads for the community. They promised to support the Governor’s re-election bid in the 2019 General Elections in the state. They disclosed that Owa-Alidinma is a community that is richly blessed by God with human and natural resources, stating that it is now widely known as oil city under the rulership of His Royal Majesty, Dr. Emmanuel .O. Efeizomor II (JP) OON, the Obi of Owa Kingdom.
Speaking further, the youth leaders thanked the Obi of Owa kingdom, the Governor of Delta State, Chief Lawrence Oshiegbu and others who have in one way or the other contributed to the growth and development of their community.
According to them, member’s of the community has been in darkness for the past seven years. They stated that the seven years total blackout has made life difficult and miserable for the youths and members of the community in general, and has resulted to joblessness. They also begged the state government to assign some Health personnel’s in the state to their Community Health Care centre as the Health Centre has been there with no staff.
The youth leaders urged the government to employ and empower their youths as it will go a long way to reducing social vices in the community. They noted that the community is solidly behind Governor Okwoa based in his good jobs in the community particularly for the roads he did for them, urging him to also come to their aid on the aforementioned issues.