…Bags Icon Of Education Development Award
The Chairman of the House Committee on Host Communities, House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Dumnamene Robinson Dekor has lauded the efforts of the Project Coordinator (PC) of the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP), Dr. Ferdinand Giadom in realising the goals of the federal government intervention agency.
The federal lawmaker who represents Khana/Gokana Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, spoke on the sidelines at the presidential flag off of the Center of Excellence for Environmental Restoration, Ogoni Power Project, and the Ogoni Specialist Hospital by President Muhammed Buhari at Wiiyakara on Friday.
Rt. Hon. Dekor while appraising Dr. Giadom’s performance within the timeframe of assuming office as the PC, said he has shown capacity through results oriented engagements to advance the course of HYPREP.
“First, I’ll commended the Minister. He has done very well.
“I also commend the Project Coordinator. His engagements have been wonderful and the result is what we see today. They have taken off very well”, Rt. Hon. Dekor declared.
The federal lawmaker who is former Deputy Speaker of the Rivers State House of Assembly, said as Chairman, House Committee on Host Communities, he directly oversights the HYPREP.
While describing the presidential flag off of the nobel projects for Ogoni people, as the beginning of a new dawn, Rt. Hon. Dekor however appealed to the federal government to look beyond remediation of the environment.
“Government has done well with HYPREP but some of us are of the opinion that the people don’t need only remediation. Other things must come side by side”, he said.
Meanwhile, the Rivers State Senior Schools Board (RSSSB) and ANCOPPSS, Khana Zone presented an award Of Icon Of Education Development to Rt. Hon. Dekor on Friday.
The award, according to the organizations, was conferred on the federal lawmaker for his numerous contributions towards educational development in Ogoniland.