Ariolu Charges EDA On Improved Members Welfare, Development Of Evo Kingdom
Chairman of Obio/Akpor Local Government Council, Barr George Ariolu, has urged the Evo Development Association (EDA) to implement programs and policies that will improve welfare of Evo people as well as contribute to the development of the Area.
He tasked the group to take advantage of Nigeria’s rich endowment and his administration’s human capital development programs to enlighten and integrate a positive change amongst the people.
Ariolu gave this charge when he received the executives of Evo Development Association led by Comr. Henso Chituru on Thursday at the Council Headquarters, Rumuodomaya.
He said Government and governance is all about the people, maintaining that human capital development remains his administration’s focal thrust.
Ariolu who was an active member of the group, said his motivation and desires is to see the name of Evo boldly written on the sands of time.
He added that it can only be achieved by contributing his own quota to see to what extent to which he can add value to the lives of the people.
The Chairman, frowning at the activities of the EDA in recent past, noted that the group’s failure to undertake in any developmental projects, stressing that he remains an advocate for human capacity development.
According to the Council Chairman, he expects EDA as a developmental group to be purposeful in its activities and functions.
He further encouraged the group to redirect its focus and align itself with projects that are in line with his administration’s focal thrust in order to add value to the lives of the people.
However, he has advised the group to enlighten, sensitize and ignite the people of Evo Kingdom to participate in programs that will yield economic benefit to their families and societies.
For his part, President of the group, Comr. Henso Chituru commended the Chairman for his outstanding achievements in his first year in office.
According to Henso, the purpose of the visit was to seek collaboration with the Council in promoting and facilitating development in Evo Kingdom.
He appreciated Ariolu for showcasing his wealth of experience in the area of human capacity and infrastructural development which has benefitted the people immensely.
He added that the numerous projects and recent face-lift of the Council is a clear indication to further show proof of Ariolu’s purposeful leadership in the LGA.
Meanwhile, he has assured the Chairman of the group’s plans and desires towards remodeling its programs and policies to ensure a more promising future for the people of Evo Kingdom.