100 DAYS IN OFFICE: OBOREVWORI’S MORE AGENDA ON SPEEDY COURSE-PEMU

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By Felix Evwihor

The implementation of the “MORE Agenda” of the Delta State Governor, His Excellency, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has been described as a speedy course by Chief Akpufuoma Pemu.

The MORE Agenda according to the governor during his campaign includes; meaningful development, opportunities for all youths, realistic reforms, enhanced peace and security.

Pemu who is a member of the State Civil Service Commission (CSC) and Chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), stated this in a chat with newsmen in Asaba.

According to him, the governor has hit the ground running with the continuation of the multitude of projects that were started by his predecessor in office.

He said that within the period, the governor granted 40bn to pay part of the pension arrears owed by the 25 Local Government Council and subsequently approved recruitment of primary school teachers in 23 LGA out of the 25 in the state.

He also mentioned the approval of N10000 for public servants to cushion the effects of the fuel subsidy removal and 5bn to defray the cumulative arrears owed by the state government.

He added that most recently the governor removed the embargo of public servants not rising to level 17 due to lack of stagnation.

Pemu also said that the governor’s inaugurated executive council comprised mainly of youths to drive the MORE agenda of his administration.

He also mentioned his quick response to the need to extend the palliatives to other Deltans and the impending flood by proactively inaugurating two committees respectively.

Pemu also mentioned that the governor has courageously demolished buildings on water ways, tarred several roads and still tarring others in various parts of the state to bring meaningful development to Deltans.

“He has always listen to the yearning of Deltans and has positively responded to them”.

“I urged every Deltan to give the governor every necessary support so as to effectively deliver on his campaign promises”, Pemu stated.