Over A Hundred Persons Move To PDP In Delta

The People’s Democratic Party has today embraced over a hundred persons who have decamped to the party from other parties in Isoko North Local government council.

Receiving the people and speaking on behalf of the state governor, the secretary to the state government, Comrade Ovuzuorie Macualay pointed out that this is a huge step ahead of the forth coming local government elections in the state.

At the event which had men, women and youths, the leader of the group, Chief Ateke stated why they left the parties in the first place  but that he is however back as he is one of the founding fathers of PDP in Delta state.

During an interview session, the Deputy majority leader, House of representatives, Honourable Leo Ogor, who is from Isoko North Constituency, expressed satisfaction at the decampees’ decision to come back to the party.

The decampees came from other parties like APC, DPP, ADC etc.

Delta Partners DESOPADEC To Provide Health Facility In Iyede

The Isoko North Local government council in collaboration with the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC) has built a 46 bed fully equipped cottage hospital including a doctors and nurses quarters and a theatre in Ekuigbo Iyede.

During the commissioning of the hospital, the secretary to the state government, Comrade Ovuozorie Macualay commended the effort of the state government so far in gradually touching all parts of the state and meeting the basic needs of the people as promised in the short period of this administration.

Men, women, children, traditional chiefs and government functionaries were all gather at the arena of the newly built Ekuigbo Iyede Cottage hospital in Isoko North local government council to witness the formal opening of the hospital.

The hospital before now has been operating since 2005 as  a small health centre but the local government council in collaboration with the DESOPADEC has deemed it fit to reconstruct and expand this health centre to a standard hospital.

During his welcome address, the transition council chairman, Mr Samuel Idise commended the state government for its support in ensuring that the commissioning of this cottage hospital is a reality.

Comrade Ovuozorie  Macualay emphasized that the state government is bent on ensuring that every community benefits from its three point agenda in peace and security, human capital development and other developmental projects.

The commissioner for health, Dr Joseph Otumara, who formally commissioned the hospital, during an interview session, lauded the effort of the local government council and promised to bring in the free maternal care centre, the Under Five Free Child Care Services to the hospital in a week time.

The commissioner for DESOPADEC, Isoko North, Hon Joseph Ogeh stated that the commission provided funds and other free medical services to support the council.