The Urhobo Youth Leaders Association (UYLA) under the leadership of Double Chief Francis Arhiyor has congratulated the Executive Governor of Delta State, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa on the recent conferment of the ALUMNUS of the year 2017 Award by the University of Ibadan Alumni Association (UIAA) at its 2017 Annual Award and Luncheon.
In a congratulatory message signed by UYLA’s National President, Double Chief Arhiyor and the National Secretary, Chief Vincent Oyibode and was made available to newsmen in Effurun. It reads, Your Excellency, the award is a testimony on your sterling leadership qualities in steering the affairs of Delta State for the past two years. Despite the recession occasioned by the ineptitude of the APC leadership, you have performed creditably well in terms of multiple appointments, youths empowerment through skills acquisition, prompt payment of civil servants’ salaries and roads construction. The award by your Alma Mater, the best University in Nigeria is no doubt a testimony on your well articulated SMART Agenda. We congratulate you once more as you continue to usher the prosperity agenda to all Deltans”.
It would be recalled that
Gov Okowa bagged the highest national award of the University of Ibadan Alumni Association, ‘the Alumni of the Year Award 2017’ at the 2017 Annual Award and Luncheon where he delivered a lecture titled “Good Governance for Wealth Creation and Sustainable Development: Experiences and Lessons.