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NO MEANINGFUL DEVELOPMENT FROM GOVERNOR OKOWA’S GOVERNMENT IN COMMUNITY – Chief Gbonu cries out

Mar 16, 2018
CHIEF JOHNSON GBONU

The Chairman, Vigilante Group in Owa-Alizomor Community and the Aiwerioba of Owa Kingdom, Chief Johnson Gbonu, has on behalf of members of the community, cried out to the Delta State Government led by Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, over lack of meaningful development in the community which according to him, shares boundary with the Governor’s home town, Owa Alero in Ika NorthEast Local Government Area.

20180306_101716 NO MEANINGFUL DEVELOPMENT FROM GOVERNOR OKOWA'S GOVERNMENT IN COMMUNITY – Chief Gbonu cries out
OWA-ALIZOMOR COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTRE

The traditional chief while emphasizing categorically on the obsolete infrastructural decay like, Boreholes and Hospital Equipment His Excellence, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa brought to the community when he was the Commissioner for Health and Water Resources.

20180306_101716 NO MEANINGFUL DEVELOPMENT FROM GOVERNOR OKOWA'S GOVERNMENT IN COMMUNITY – Chief Gbonu cries out He however, thanked the Executive Governor for finding Barr. Victor Ebonka worthy of being elected as the Local Government Council Chairman, Ika NorthEast. He further emphasized that apart from the two boreholes which are no longer functioning since the Governor left office as commissioner, and the obsolete Hospital equipment he also supplied to the community health centre, the community has never seen any meaningful growth and development even since he assumed office as the Executive Governor of Delta State.

20180306_101716 NO MEANINGFUL DEVELOPMENT FROM GOVERNOR OKOWA'S GOVERNMENT IN COMMUNITY – Chief Gbonu cries out
THE ABANDONED WATER BOREHOLE

He disclosed that in Owa-Alizomor, there is no  tarred road, except the major one that leads to the local government administrative headquarters, Owa-Oyibu, and also that the community does not have a market, good hospital building and equipment as it is in Owa-Alero.

20180306_101716 NO MEANINGFUL DEVELOPMENT FROM GOVERNOR OKOWA'S GOVERNMENT IN COMMUNITY – Chief Gbonu cries outSpeaking from the political angle, the custodian Chief Gbonu noted that in the history of politics in Ika land and Delta State at large, Owa-Alizomor, Owa-Ofie and Owa-Ekie communities which make up ward six have never failed to vote and delivered any candidate Governor Okowa has so far nominated as candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yet the three communities are marginalized in terms of political appointments and meaningful development. He noted that no person from these three villages in ward six has been appointed as Special Assistant (SA) to the Governor or any single development apart from the fencing and renovation of Ekei Primary School in Owa-Ekei Community.

Chief Gbonu said he is therefore using this medium to call on the Governor to come to the aid of Owa-Alizomor community in particular and ward six in general so that their men, women and the youths will feel the impact of his government and be happy and support him for his second tenure feel good to support him for a second tenure.

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