The Delta State House of Assembly Committee on Lands, Survey and Urban Development has promised effective collaboration with the over-sighting ministry and parastatals under it.
The Chairman of the Committee, Hon Reuben Izeze made the promise when he led members of the Committee on a working visit to the headquarters of State Ministry of Lands, Survey and Urban Development in Asaba.
Hon Izeze, flanked by four other members of the Committee, including Honorables Emomotimi Guwor, Ferguson Onwo, Austin Chikezie and Austin Uroye, were received on arrival by a team of the ministry officials led by the Commissioner, Mr Chuchill Amagada.
Hon Izeze, who represents Ughelli South Constituency in the hallowed chamber, said the creation of the committee was in line with the provisions of the law.
He informed the Commissioner and his team that the visit was imperative to enable members of the committee familiarize themselves with the Ministry and its parastatals.
Hon Izeze expressed the readiness of members of the committee to justify the trust reposed on them by the leadership of the house and the people.
The Lawmaker called for the cooperation of the ministry in the course of future interactions, stressing that the committee was determined to ensuring that the Ministry plays its role effectively as a trustee of the people.
Hon Izeze assured of sustained cordial relationship between the legislature and the executive arms of government in the state.
Responding, the State Commissioner for Lands, Survey and Urban Development, Mr. Churchill Amagada, assured the legislators of maximum support to enable them perform their oversight functions in line with the stronger Delta vision of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa.
Mr Amagada pointed out that both the ministry and the committee are heading towards the same goal, stressing that it is the responsibility of both parties to assist the Governor to succeed in the task ahead.
The Commissioner thanked the Chairman of the Committee, Hon Reuben Izeze and Members for the visit and pledged his commitment to moving the ministry forward.