–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- By Albert OGRAKA:
The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh (FCNA, CrFA), has congratulated the Governor of Delta State, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, for being honoured with the coveted Zik Prize in Leadership Award on Sunday, December 6, 2020.
Bashorun Askia, said the award is a recognition of the Governor’s uncommon leadership acumen and shrewdness which he brought to bear in Delta state.
In a statement issued on behalf of the Commission, the MD/CEO reaffirmed that Governor Okowa earned the award because of his strong commitment to developing all nooks and crannies of the state as well as political will-power to ensure spread of democracy dividends.
A statement personally signed by Bashorun (Hon.) Askia Ogieh, FCNA, crFA,
Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer and titled Excellence In Leadership reads:
“On behalf of the Board, Management and Staff of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), I heartily congratulate His Excellency, the Governor of Delta State, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, on being conferred with the Zik Prize in Leadership Award today.
“Ekwueme, the award is another recognition of your great leadership acumen and shrewdness which you brought to bear in our state. It is also a testimonial of your giant strides in the affairs of our State with your “Stronger Delta” Mantra and vast infrastructural development which has earned you the sobriquet ‘Road Master” and endeared you to all.
“We at DESOPADEC, delivering on your mandate at the grassroots, are proud to be associated with these infrastructural and socio-economic advances which are obviously impacting positively and widely on the lives of our people.