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Uvwie council boss commissions market stores in Effurun
By Dafe Omoko
THE Executive Chairman of Uvwie Local Government Council, Hon Ramson Onoyake recently commissioned 240 modern lockup stores in Effurun Market in Uvwie local government area of the state.
In his key note address at the event, Hon Onoyake named lockup stores at the market after some distinguished personalities.
Those he honoured with the exercise include: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, HRM Dr Emmanuel Ekemejewa Sideso (JP) OON, Abe 1, the Ovie of Uvwie Kingdom, former member of Federal House Representatives, Hon Evelyn Oboro, member representing Uvwie Constituency at Delta State House of Assembly, Hon Solomon Ighrakpata , the Vice Chairman of Uvwie Local Government Council, Chief Napoleon Iffie, the leader of Uvwie Local Government Council Legislative Arm, Hon Timmy Ukwade and himself (Hon Onoyake).
He explained that the commissioned project was in fulfilment of his electioneering campaign promise of restoring the dignity of Uvwie Local Government Area.
Onoyake also proudly disclosed that he has established a microfinance bank in the market, promising to establish a police post in the market in no distant time.
While thanking the traders for partnering with the local government in building the lockup stores, he urged them to always trade within the set boundaries in the market.
Onoyake further explained that, the naming of stores after Governor Okowa, Abe 1 and other distinguished personalities was in celebration of those who contributed immensely to human and community development
The member representing Uvwie Constituency at Delta State House of Assembly, Hon Solomon Ighrakpata in his address at the event was full of praises for Hon Onoyake for the laudable achievements he has so far recorded in the council area
He also hailed the leadership of Uvwie youths for the prevailing peace in local government area, urging them to support the newly established Warri/ Uvwie Urban Renewal Agency which he noted was established for the development of the area.
Ighrakpata who disclosed that a bill for job and wealth creation has been passed into law by the state house of assembly, noting that, the bill was for the benefit of Deltans particularly the youths.
He also commended Governor Okowa for his agenda of ‘ a Stronger Delta 2023’ as he urged Deltans to key into it.
While appreciating the council chairman for naming one of store lines after him, the law maker urged traders to make maximum use of the lockup stores.
The Unuevworo of Alegbon in Uvwie Kingdom, High Chief Hope Akasa in his speech gave Hon Onoyake a pat on the back for his numerous laudable achievements since he was elected as the executive chairman of the Council.
He then urged the people of Uvwie to always support Hon Onoyake to enable him do more good things for them .
High point of the event was the cutting of the tape by Hon Solomon Ighrakpata to declare the lockup stores open for business.
Chief George Oboro, Hon Napoleon Iffie, Mr Joseph Akpodiete, Chief (Mrs) Rose Oghene, Chief Daniel Ighedo, Bishop Felicia Leleji, UGIU PG, Chief Austin Ukuwrere and Hon Christian Eshenake were amongst distinguished personalities present at the event.