Okowa appoints Iyasere Mary, Pascal Adigwe, 4 others as Special Advisers - Trends and Politics


Tuesday, 2 July 2019

Okowa appoints Iyasere Mary, Pascal Adigwe, 4 others as Special Advisers

Ifeanyi Okowa
Governor of Delta State, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, has appointed six additional Special Advisers, in his deliberate attempt to bring on board some of the best brains, highly resourceful and experienced individuals to assist him actualise the Stronger Delta Agenda of his second tenure expected to end on a superlative note on May 29, 2023.
A statement by Secretary to Delta State Government, Chiedu Ebie Esq, said the following persons have been appointed as Special Advisers by the governor; Chief Edwin Uzor, Hon Mary Iyasere, Hon Johnson Erijo, Prince Kelly Penawou, Comrade Mike Okeme and Hon Pascal Adigwe.
Reacting to the news of the appointments, a Chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr Fred Latimore Oghenesivbe, in a statement commended the foresight and visionary leadership of the governor, for painstakingly bringing on board key professionals; and technocrats who have distinguished themselves in their respective fields and in public service.
He congratulated Mrs Mary Iyasere, a former Commissioner for Commerce and Industry in Okowa's first tenure, for making the list of the new Special Advisers, pointing out that her service to Deltans and the State from 2015 to 2019, was exemplary and it helped a great deal in the attainment of certain socioeconomic objectives as encapsulated in the Smart Agenda.
He thank the governor for bringing  Iyasere on board as one of the strategic team members of the Stronger Delta Agenda, adding that her wealth of experience as a renowned industrialist and exceptional entrepreneur before involvement in politics and governance, will in doubt add great values to the governor's set out goals for his second tenure.
Oghenesivbe, a Fellow of the Civilian Institute of Democratic Administration (FCIDA), further asserted that Iyasere remained a role model to women in politics; in terms of dedication to duty, firmness,  great moral values, tactfulness and above all, penchant for hardwork, good measure of focus and loyalty to PDP and the governor.
He predicted that with the solid team the governor is raising for the second tenure, the good people of the state shall experience greater performance and heavy dose of good governance in all aspects of the state socioeconomic and infrastructure development, and appealed to Deltas to join hands with this administration as partners in progress, for the speedy attainment of a Stronger Delta State.
"I congratulate the six new Special Advisers, and to commend the governor and the state, once again,  for raising pragmatic, result oriented, tested and trusted individuals to drive the policies and programmes of this administration" Oghenesivbe added.

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