Celebration As Chief Rita Chukwuji Hosts Okowa Appreciation Concert In Asaba
Women right campaigner and Women Leader, Ohaneze Ndigbo Women Wing, Hon. Chief Rita Daniels Chukuji has concluded arrangements to host the Executive Governor of Delta State, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa to a concert in appreciation of his developmental strides in the past eight years in the state.
Okowa took over as helmsman in the oil producing state in 2015 after serving a Senator of the Federal Republic.
He has earned traditional titles and nicknames as a tribute to the landmark feats of his administration.
One of such nicknames is “Road Master”, a reference to the numerous completed and ongoing road projects across the state under his watch.
His administration has advanced urban-rural integration and transformed urban centres in Delta State with 799 civil infrastructure projects spanning 1,577.8 kilometres of roads and 908.8 kilometres of drainage channels.
He has also been praised for his reinvigorated primary health care system and the establishment of a contributory health insurance scheme with over 900,000 registered clients which has attracted positive attention across the country
He has also initiated several programmes to advance youth employment in the state, including the ICT-Youth Empowerment Programme (ICT-YEP) and the Rural Youth Skill Acquisition Programme (RYSA). ICT-YEP is aimed at providing necessary ICT skills training to enable self-employment for start-ups that will be based in Delta State.
The governor has also attracted the commendation of stakeholders for the construction of Asaba Film Village, a project targeting at enhancing creativity, boost economic growth, enhance tourism potentials of the state and arrest youth restiveness.
It is on the premise of these and others that Hon Chief Rita Daniels Chukwuji is organising this appreciation concert which she said came after a careful perusal of the governor’s excellent in the last eight years.
According to her, public service icons like Okowa deserve to be celebrated for impactful service to mankind.
The concert coming up 30th of April at the dome event centre Asaba will attract bigwigs in the country’s political and business environment.