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Hon Ferguson Onwo (middle) flanked by Leaders of Olomoro Community

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Okowa’s 2nd Term: Onwo Assures Olomoro Community Of Practical Development


The Member Representing Isoko South Two in the Delta State House of Assembly, Hon Ferguson Onwo has assured communities in the constituency that non would be neglected in terms of practical development.

Hon Onwo who stated this when he played host to a high powered delegation from Olomoro kingdom who paid him a courtesy visit in Asaba, said his assurance was in line with the Stronger Delta agenda of the Okowa’s administration.

Onwo Receives Olomoro Leaders

Hon Onwo speaking during the courtesy visit

The lawmaker said every community would get it fair share of development from the state government and other interventionist agencies, including the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC and the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC.

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Hon Onwo promised to give the people of Isoko South 2 constituency effective and robust representation at the State legislature, stressing that every community would be given a sense of belonging.

He noted that from the Midwestern region to Bendel and now Delta state, it was the first time an Indigene of Olomoro community was representing the constituency in the national or state legislature, saying that he will use the mandate to better the lot of the people.

Olomoro Community Leaders

The Lawmaker urged the people to remain supportive of the present administration, promising that he will remain good ambassadors of Olomoro community.

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Hon Ferguson Onwo said as part of effort to give effective representation to the people, he would appoint Liaison Officers in every ward and other aides in the constituency.

He thanked the leaders for the visit saying that it took him twelve years to achieve his dream of representing his people at the State legislature and promised never to fail them.

Ferguson Onwo and Gabriel Erueme

The Odionlogbo of Olomoro Kingdom, Josiah Aghaza 1, whose goodwill message was delivered by Chief Gabriel Erueme and the President General of Olomoro Community, Pastor Blessing Agboro, noted that Olomoro community had been disconnected from government but with the victory of Hon Ferguson Onwo as a state legislator it has been reconnected and expressed hope that he would attract life transforming projects to the community.

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Leaders of Olomoro Community

Others who spoke include, Chief Godfrey Aduaro and Chief Ted Umuwe among others noted that the people were hopeful of development and advised Hon Ferguson Onwo to work closely with the governor and other stakeholders to enhance infrastructures in Olomoro.

They pledged their support to the Okowa administration and Hon Ferguson Onwo.


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