Delta State was created in August 27, 1991 under Gen. Ibrahim Babangida’s regime from the defunct Bendel State. Today, Delta State is greatly celebrated being its 30th creation anniversary.
In this light, Amb. Dr. Shedrack Agediga, the Executive Director of Planning, Research & Statistics, PRS in the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC has congratulated the Executive Governor of Delta State, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, the Deputy Governor of Delta State, Barr. Dcn Kingsley Burutu Otuaro, and all Deltans on the occasion of the state’s birthday.
Agediga in a telephone conversation with Thepeoplesvoicengr stated that all successive governments of the state have immensely contributed to the development of the state in all facets.
The DESOPADEC Executive Director further mentioned that the incumbent administration led by Governor Okowa has achieved immeasurably in his socio-cultural, economic, and political policies hence there is landmark success in infrastructures across the state.
Shedrack who is also the President of the Shedrack Agediga Foundation, SAF said that Delta State is our state, we therefore should keep building it together.
“I heartily celebrate with His Excellency, Gov. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, and all Deltans on this auspicious day of Delta 30th creation anniversary.
“As a people and State, where we are today is better than where we were years ago. We are all stakeholders in building our dear state, and should therefore in collaboration with the governor continue to build the state to our tomorrow taste.
“I wouldn’t enumerate the developmental strides of the present government because they are scattered all over the state.
“But we can achieve more if we continue to dwell together in peace, love, and unity irrespective of our diverse cultural backgrounds.
“I therefore enjoin all of us to pray and work for sustained peace, love, and collaboration with the government to fight crime in our communities for better social interaction across all ethnic groups.
“Once again, may God bless the leadership of this state and all stakeholders with the selfless wisdom in taking the state to the tomorrow of our dream.”