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Agbon blackout: Okowa lauds Esievo for donating N10m to restore light
By Oke Eguriase
DELTA Governor, Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa, has commended the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of EVOMEC Global Services Limited, Chief Peter Esievo for donating the sum of ten million naira (N10m) towards solving the electricity problem facing Agbon Communities of Ethiope East local government area for the past two years.
The governor, who gave this commendation during the Agbon Day celebration and 4th Coronation Anniversary of His Royal Majesty, Ogurimerime, Ukori l, Ovie of Agbon Kingdom, appealed to all public-spirited individuals to emulate Chief Peter Esievo in assisting the government in the development of their communities.
Okowa, who assured the donor, Esievo, of a commendation letter from the Delta State government as a show of appreciation on his philanthropic nature and contribution to humanity, said government alone cannot do it alone, that much could be achieved with the collective efforts of government and the people.
The Chairman of the ceremony, Chief Johnson Barovbe, who also commended Chief Peter Esievo, whom, he said, is an illustrious son of Ovu Community, pointing out that politicians in the area should always do the needful in order for the people not to regret voting them into power.
Also commending the donor for his goodwill, Barr Ejiro Etaghene noted that this donation was not the first that Esievo has done in the area, saying he recently donated books worth five million naira to schools in Ethiope East, also erecting six classrooms block in Ekpan Ovu and has rehabilitated a dilapidated classrooms in Urhodo Ovu with a toilet system.
When reached for comments, Chief Esievo declined to speak on his donation to the electricity problem, saying that he did what he did to assist in order to facilitate in restoring of the light and that the donation has nothing to do with politics nor has any political undertone.