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Okowa Emerges Best Governor on Good Governance Poll

Ifeanyi Okowa
Ifeanyi Okowa

Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has emerged ‘Best Governor – Grassroots & People Development in the 2018 Nigeria’s Good Governance Poll,’ organised by the African Leadership Magazine UK.
This is coming as the Permanent Secretary, Delta State Ministry of Health, Dr. Minnie Oseji, has presented certificate of awards and cash prize of N50,000 to each of the two bodies of the state branch of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) that emerged co-winners for the implementation of the association’s strategic plan.

We learnt that his globally acclaimed huge strides in the development of entrepreneurial and technical skills and job creation for youths, women and the less- privileged, as well as massive infrastructural development and creation of enabling environment for investment in Delta State stood Okowa him out among other governors to emerge winner in this category.
The organisers in a statement made public by the Publisher, Dr. Ken Giami, said Okowa emerged winner from the collation of both offline and online votes across all the channels and platforms.

The statement added that Okowa and other winners would be decorated and presented with the paraphernalia of honour and award on September 25, 2018 at a ceremony expected to be witnessed by “over 300 political, business and diplomatic leaders in New York, at the International Forum on African Leadership, on the sideline of the United Nations General Assembly Meeting in New York.”

It named winners in other categories to include: Governors Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, Nasiru El-Rufai of Kaduna State, Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo of Gombe State and Akinwumi Ambode of Lagos State.

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) headed by the Executive Vice-Chairman, Prof. Danbatta, also emerged as the Best Government Institution for the year.

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