The Delta State Commissioner, Ministry of Oil and Gas, Mr Freeman Fregene has again stressed the need for companies operating in the state to be alive to their social responsibilities.
The Commissioner who was fielding questions from newsmen in Warri, said the Okowa’s led administration is committed at ensuring sustenance of peace in all parts of the state.
Mr Fregene stated that the companies, including multinationals, must be on same page with government at ensuring peaceful working environment in their areas of operations.
The Commissioner explained that some companies are finding it difficult to manage their relationships with host communities, while others sometimes applied divide and rule tactics to get on in their operations.
Mr Fregene stressed the need for all stakeholders to embrace the state government drive for sustainable peace and development and to shun acts that breed discord.
He said the second tenure of Dr Ifeanyi Okowa will enable him consolidate on achievements in his first tenure, noting that the state will witness more development.
The Oil and Gas Commissioner commended Deltans for the vote of confidence passed on the governor by their overwhelming votes at the just concluded polls.
Mr Fregene charged the people to sustain the support and never to be distracted by the antics of distractors and enemies of the state.
He emphasized that Delta State is in a safe hand with Dr Ifeanyi Okowa at the helm of affairs, stressing that the governor was committed in providing good governance as evidence since he assumed office on 29 May 2015.
The Commissioner noted that 29 May 2019 will usher in another phase of good governance in the state.