The Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa, says the amendment of the law establishing the Delta State Oil Producing Communities Development Commission, DESOPADEC, is as a result of the success stories being recorded in the benefitting communities of the state.
Governor Okowa, who made this observation while inaugurating projects executed by the interventionist agency of the state government in Isoko North and South, said his administration will not renege on its commitment towards rendering selfless service to the people.
The Projects Inaugurated include the Opute Hall Ozoro, Ultra-Modern Civic Centre Uzere, Model Secondary School Uzere, students hostel at the Oleh campus of the Delta State University, and six 3-bedroom bungalows for visiting lecturers also at the Delta State University Oleh.
The Governor said he is happy that several oil-producing communities are feeling the impact of governance through DESOPADEC intervention.
DESOPADEC Managing Director, Askia Ogieh, thanked Governor Okowa for giving the Commission the free hand to operate.
Ogieh said that this development gave rise to the people-oriented programmes being inaugurated.
Isoko North and South stakeholders, in their various speeches, thanked the Governor for his foresight in providing the enabling environment for democratic dividends to thrive.