By ONYEKACHUKWU MELUWA, Warri
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State on Friday passed a vote of confidence on Governor Arthur Ifeanyi Okowa as well as endorsed him for second tenure for his service delivery in the council area.
The PDP passed the vote of confidence on the governor at an enlarged meeting held in Warri.
The member representing the people of Burutu Federal Constituency, Rt.Hon. Julius Pondi moved the motion for the vote of confidence on the governor and also endorsed him for a second a tenure.
The federal lawmaker stated that the Governor has changed the dynamics and mentality of the people in the area.
According to him, Governor Okowa has brought rapid development to the council area such as the construction of the Ayakoromo bridge, Ogulagha/Sokobulou projects,Tamingbe/Ojobo road project and others.
“No one has given appointments to the people of Burutu as we have now. I hereby move that we pass a vote of confidence on our Governor,Sen.(Dr.) Arthur Ifeanyi Okowa. I so move”
The member representing the people Burutu South Constituency in the Delta State House of Assembly, Hon. Kenneth Daubirir quickly seconded the motion moved by Rt. Hon. Julius Pondi.
“I second this motion because most of the governor’s strides are visibly seen. It is true that Governor Okowa has approved #8billion for the construction of Tanmigbe/Ojobo road project and the contractor, Setraco has been mobilized to site with its equipment. There are several projects embarked upon by Okowa’s administration. I so second the motion.”
The house unanimously adopted the motion after a voice put forward by the Burutu PDP LGA Chairman, Hon. Ebike Oromoni.
The Burutu PDP LGA Chairman,Hon. Ebike Oromoni urged leaders of the party as well as its supporters to embrace unity and love to move the party forward especially as the 2019 draws near.
He said,”I thank the leaders for the support towards the party for the success in the last council elections but I appeal to you to carry every member along for unity and love of the party. 2019 is at hand. If we do not embrace the grassroots who are the electorates,our opponents will give us a big battle even if you win the primaries I the party.”
The Burutu Council Chairman,Hon. God knows Angele also thanked the leaders for the success of the last local government election in the council area.
He promised to be loyal to the leadership of the party for unity and progress.
He enumerated some of his achievements within three months into office which including rehabilitation of council chairman and vice chairman residential quarters, provision of constant power supply with a generating plant since assumption of office.
Others include the Purchase of ten million naira worth of health equipment to be distributed to the health centres in the council area as well as recruitment of 120 women for environment department.
Angele noted that the employment criteria used for the employment of the women is possession of PVC’s. Je said he alot to surprise the leaders of the party in his 100 days in office.
Present at the event were,defunct Bendel State House of Assembly member, Hon. Prince Okpanbeni Johnny,Hon. Frank Enelorogha, Rt. Hon. Julius Pondi,Hon. Asupa Forteta, Hon. Daniel Yingi,Hon. Kenneth Daubiri,PDP Party Chairman,Hon. Ebike Oromoni,Chairman of Burutu Council,Hon. God knows Angele and others.