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Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan pledges support to Naval School, Ibusa

Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has  commended the Nigerian Navy for the various infrastructural projects it has in the state, especially the Naval Hospital, Warri, the Air Station, Effurun and the Naval Secondary School in Ibusa, stressing that “the projects will be beneficial to not only the naval personnel but also to the neighbouring communities”

Dr. Uduaghan, who  stated yesterday during the ground breaking ceremony and unveiling of the master plan of the Nigerian Navy Secondary School, lbusa  called on prominent indigenes of the community to come together and resolve the dispute in order to support the infrastructural development attracted to the town.
He enjoined the people of Ibusa to settle their traditional differences amicably to ensure that crisis do not hinder infrastructural development in the state.
His words: “l am appealing to Ibusa indigenes to settle the traditional differences among them amicably because no meaningful development can take place where there is no peace. This town has prominent sons and daughters, l plead that you step into this issue for peace to reign in this town.”
The Governor assured the Nigerian Navy that his administration would co-operate and support them in promoting infrastructural development in the state as it is paramount to the growth of the state.

He said that the infrastructural development of the Navy in the state was in line with the transformation agenda of President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration, explaining that the Navy was contributing to the development of the education sector.
While expressing satisfaction at the construction of the Nigerian Naval Secondary School in Delta State , Dr. Uduaghan assured the Chief of Naval Staff of the state government’s support for the school project, noting that “education is key to the development of any society and this school project will impact heavily on educational development of the benefitting communities”.

While urging the Ibusa people to support the school project, the governor charged the contracting firm, China Geo-Cooperation Limited to work assiduously to deliver the project on time and according to specifications
In  his adress, the Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Joseph Ezeoba commended Delta State government for the warm reception given to the Navy in the state and promised that they would continue to contribute their quota to the transformation agenda of President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration.
He explained that the construction of the Naval Secondary School in Delta State was part of their social responsibility to Nigerians and stated that it would help promote development in the area.

He explained that the Naval Secondary School when completed would be equipped to meet global best standards and become a composite model for all new naval schools in the country, adding: “It will provide qualitative educational opportunity to all Nigerians including children in the immediate communities”.
Ezeoba also said the project spans across 30 hectres of land and has a  completion time-frame time of 12 to 16 months .
Highpoints of the ceremony were the ground-breaking and unveiling of the master-plan of the secondary school by the State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan.

Source: The Pointer News Online

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