Orubebe CON was in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State Capital today in
continuation of the Ministry’s 5-Day Working Visit to the Region.
Where he was received by the Executive Governor of the State Rt. Hon.
In his address the Minister Stated that today is an Historic day for
both the Ministry and the State as Bayelsa State remains an all
important and strategic State in the Region and Nation at large. He
highlighted the purpose of the visit as an opportunity stressing the
achievements of the Ministry most especially the East-West Road which
was awarded 2006 by the Obasanjo’s administration without any detailed design and financial Plans which foiled the project.
The Minister restated that the visit is an all important one to inform
the State of the Ministry’s Plan on convening a National Council of
the Niger Delta where all Stakeholders will collaborate and discuss Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow... The way forward for the Region.
In his RESPONSE the Host Governor thanked the Minster for the visit and
pledged his commitment to the development of the Region by presenting
his total support for the Minister. He noted that development is all about
Process and Framework not an OVERNIGHT Venture which the people need to know
Describing The Honourable Minister as a SILENT ACHIEVER who has
written his name in History Book of The Niger Delta and urged him to
remain focus on his plans for the Region and lauded the idea of the
Summit as a Good Venture to give the Niger Delta a Big Boost for the
Nation which his Blue Print to develop the Nation despite the heat of Negative criticism.