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Reps visit Okuama, want FG to help rebuild Delta community

Reps visit Okuama, want FG to help rebuild Delta community

…as Delta Assembly confirms Egwunyenga, head of job, wealth creation

Babajimi Benson-led Committee on Defence in the Federal House of Representatives on Wednesday, visited Delta State in their quest to unearth the remote cause of the crisis that led to the death of 17 military men in Okuama Community recently.

The Committee visited Delta State Government House, Asaba, where the members interacted with Governor Sheriff Oborevwori and condmned the act of killing in its entirety, just as the Committee’s Chairman called on the Military to allow the return of innocent citizens to Okuama Community.

He appealed to President Bola Tinubu to help in rebuilding the town as colossal destruction might have been recorded there, pointing out that the visit of the Committee was not to victimize anybody but to help resolve the crisis amicably.

He commended Governor Oborevwori for synergizing with the President Tinubu, the Military and other stakeholders for the peaceful resolution of the crisis and the safe return of the Ewu monarch from detention.

Governor Oborevwori in his response noted that Nigeria is facing multiple security threats to its sovereignty from insurgents and bandits across the nation.

The governor however noted that had set up an Ad-hoc Committee to address humanitarian concerns emanating from the crisis in Okuama Community, adding that President Bola Tinubu and the Army had assured that no innocent citizen of the Community would suffer as a result of the crisis.
Meanwhile, the Delta State House of Assembly has screened and confirmed Ifeanyi Egwunyenga as Chief Job and Wealth Creation Officer of the Delta State in the Job and Wealth Creation Bureau.

Egwunyenga is the immediate past Commissioner of Youths Development in the State and he would take over the Job Bureau as the boss after Eric Eboh, who was the Head from 2016 till last year, finished his tenure.

The House also screened and confirmed Edwin Ogidi-Gbegbaje as the Chairman of the State Bureau for Pension Board, just as it screened and confirmed Jude Emurotu as member of the Delta State Independent Electoral Commission.