The Executive Chairman of Warri South Local Government Dr. Tidi Michael has praised the exemplified speed and efficiency with which Delta State Governor, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa exhibited in making his new political appointments. He said the move is a sign that the Governor is already set to hit the ground running, after taking an oath of office for his second term as Delta State Governor.
Dr. Tidi while reacting to the new appointments made by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, described the appointment of the immediate past Delta State Commissioner for Basic and Primary Education, Mr. Chiedu Ebie as Secretary to Delta State Government, appointment of former Commissioner for Finance, Chief David Edevbie as his Chief of Staff and announcement of Ex-Deputy Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Funkekeme Solomon as placing square pegs in square holes.
Stating further, the Executive Chairman of Warri South Local Government, Dr. Tidi, states that the experience of the newly appointed Secretary to Delta State Government, Mr Chiedu Ebie in the educational sector and his overall antecedent speaks volume of Governor Okowa’s determination to strengthen the administrative engine room of governance in the state and testament of the governor’s strategy to scale up performance and build a truly stronger Delta State.
He also commended the choice of Chief David Edevbie as Chief of Staff to the Governor, saying as ex- Principal Secretary to late President Umaru Musa Yar’ Adua and immediate past Commissioner for Finance in the state, Chief Edevbie will bring his experience to bear.
On the appointment of Hon. Funkekeme Solomon, the Warri South Chairman opined, “those who have followed his political history in the defunct G3, Minority Leader and later Deputy Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly and most recently, Director- General, DG of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Campaign Council in Delta State, would certainly attest to the fact that our dear governor made the perfect choice”.
Dr. Tidi therefore, enjoined Deltans to continually support the Okowa administration in the quest at building a stronger Delta State.