Says Okowa might come to Burutu in November to commission his projects
Talks on how to carry indigenous media houses along
By Binebai Princewill
Publisher of The Liberator Newspaper, Amb. Binebai Yerin Princewill on Tuesday led a team which include Comr. Ebolo Sam and Comr. Anthony Demebide to pay a courtesy visit to Chairman of Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State, Hon. Godknows Angele.
During the courtesy visit to the council Chairman in Burutu, headquarters of the Local Government, Hon. Godknows Angele, popularly known as the ability general had particularly appreciated The Liberator Newspaper on its prompt, fair, balanced and truthful reportage over the years.
Hon. Angele appreciated the young publisher for the courtesy visit, stressing that the council is happy to have hosted The Liberator Newspaper and the entire team.
The chairman had reiterated that his government will continue to partner with media practitioners with more emphasis on Newspapers that are more rooted in the Niger Delta region and beyond.
Angele explained that he is following the foot steps of his boss, His Excellency, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, Governor of Delta State on the areas of development and human capital development.
Hon. Godknows while tasking journalists to always report the truth with all sense of fairness and objectivity maintained that constructive criticism from critics even help to build a stronger and better government but noted that criticism without facts and basis also has its dare consequences.
Amb. Binebai Yerin Princewill had in his swift response appreciated the council Chairman and his gallant team for the warm reception, stressing that he feels so honoured to be hosted by the council, adding that he should always carry indigenous media houses along.
Princewiil also appreciated Comr. Pondy Ebipadeowei, chairman of Burutu community who had earlier hosted him upon arrival at Burutu, stressing that he surely appreciates the show of love.
It would be recalled that the special courtesy visit to the council Chairman was well attended by almost all major stakeholders in the Local Government Executive Council.
However, after the meeting with which series of issues where deliberated upon, the Council Chairman and his team took The Liberator Newspaper Publisher and his crew on a visit to some projects he has done within the last years of his administration.
According to him while hinting The Liberator Newspaper when quizzed in an interview, the council Chairman noted that he also has other projects that are ongoing at other wards across the Local Government, stressing that at the moment he is only taking the press crew around the projects sited in Burutu.
Some of the projects visited include the newly constructed massive legislative quarters, construction of the HPM and Treasurer’s quarter.
Other renovated projects include the Burutu Area command building, vice chairman’s lodge as well as other projects.
It would be recalled that the Legislative Quarter project is the most gigantic project wherein several storey buildings are built inside the quarter. The project is on its final stage as the council Chairman is giving it a final touch with painting and flooring of the entire quarter is now in full gear.
Meanwhile, Hon. Godknows Angele had assured the people of Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State that he will continue to deliver the dividends of democracy to his people no matter what.
Angele revealed that the Governor has given him his word that he will visit Burutu in November 2020 to commission projects carried out by the ability general over the years in the Local Government Area, stressing that he is working on that deadline as he is very sure of meeting up the deadline.
Nevertheless, Comr. Samuel Ebolo, Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the 8th President of Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) Worldwide had hinted The Liberator Newspaper after the visit that he is satisfied with the projects he has seen and the level at which they are now, adding that he is proud of the chairman.
The council Chairman had further assured the people of Burutu Local Government Area to expect more development and dividends as he will continue to prioritise their welfare.