NG- CARES commends Okowa for prompt implementation.

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By KENNETH OBIEH

The officials of the Nigeria Covid-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus (NG-CARES) programme commended the Governor of Delta State, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa for his passion to bring deliberate succour to its citizenry promptly.

Okowa at NG CARES

They gave this commendation when the governor officially flag-off Result Area 1 and 2 of the D-CARES programme in the state.

The Director Economic Growth, Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning/Chairman, Federal CARES Technical Committee, Mr. Aso Ovakporaye thanked His Excellency for making Delta State proud for been the first to flag- off the program with Result Area 3 in September, 2021. “You will recall that when you flag-off Result Area 3, I was here. You did us proud for been the first flag-off which has made number one”

Mr. Ovakporaye thanked the Governor for all the support he has been given to the various Result Areas is impactful while pointing out that some state chose small numbers of the delivery platforms but Delta state chose all the platforms and assures them of delivery with the high level of their commitment so far even said they are they can kick-out poverty from Delta State.

The chairman revealed that at the technical level they told the world bank not to leave it Nigeria CARES but every state should domesticate it and Delta was superior.

He thanked the Commissioner for Economic Planning and Chairman State CARES Steering committee for level of mobilization which has enable the state to be number among others.

In the same vein, the National Coordinator, NG-CARES Program Dr. Abdulkarim Obaje also commended the Governor for his personal touch and attention for the NG- CARES programme in the State, saying that Okowa is the kind of Governor that should be leading the country even as he wish him the best in in endeavors.

Dr. Obaje disclosed the programme is performance for Result, for when the state spend to implement the programme they will be reimbursed by world bank after verification.