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Oweh urges Isoko nation on spirit of unity, harmony
THE Commissioner representing Isoko nation in DESOPADEC, Dr Paul Oweh has called on the people of Isoko and the nation at large to imbibe the spirit and culture of unity, harmony and peaceful coexistence as Nigerians celebrate the 59th independence anniversary.
The Commissioner in a press chat noted that, Nigeria has witnessed some beautiful moments despite its daunting challenges which can only be conquered with tolerance, harmony and unity adding that development can only strive where there is peace and with this Nigeria can achieve more desired goals.
While assuring the people of better days ahead, he also emphasized that the lsoko people have suffered developmental deficiency but expressed optimism that “if only we can be united with love for one another, focused on our collective pursuit, things would be better” even as he urged them to jettison the Pull-him-down syndrome and join forces in the pursuit of tangible development.
He however congratulated Deltans and thanked the Governor, His Excellency, Sen Ifeanyi Okowa for keeping the state united explaining that the Stronger Delta agenda of this administration can only be achieved through peace and unity.
In a similar vein, the Isoko south local government council Chairman, Sir Constantine Itiako Ikpokpo send out a patriotic call of an unalloyed loyalty and commitment to the development of the nation noting that at fifty-nine, Nigeria has accumulated a glorious past generations which would be used to project into the future for the attainment of greater heights.
Meanwhile, highlights of the independence anniversary which was kicked off at the Oleh township stadium with inter Primary/Secondary school match past, cultural dances and teachers race was later complemented with a glamorous and colourful celebration of Umeh carnival featuring cultural display and scenic boats cruise.