Okowa tasks political appointees, swears in new commissioners
To ensure that political appointees live up to expectations, Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has charged them to serve with integrity, devotion, commitment and accountability, by always rendering services to Deltans.
The governor gave the charge yesterday in Asaba at the swearing-in ceremony of two new members of the State Executive Council-Hon. Freeman O. Fregene and Mr. Julius Takeme and three members of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Ejaife Odebala Mofe Pira, Talib Tebite and Dr. Samuel Ochonogor Ossai as Executive Director, and the inauguration of Mr. Kelly Oghenekevwe as member of Delta State Internal Revenue Board.
According to Governor Okowa, “I expect that those appointed to serve in various capacities, should give their best to the entire state. In your various portfolios, we expect you to serve with integrity, devotion, commitment and accountability.”
“It is our expectations that you will provide fresh ideas and new drive to support the government in consolidating our programmes and projects, while moving the politics of Delta State to a higher level of humility, justice and harmony as you serve our people,” he said.
He reminded them that their assignment would be challenging.
He used the occasion to call on all Deltans to actively participate in politics, stressing that Deltans should be conscious at all times, stand for transparent, free and fair elections.
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