The Deputy Governor, was joined in the welcome delegation by top members of the Delta State exco, including commissioners for Works James Augoye, Information, Patrick Ukah and Lands, Dan Okenyi, as well as the Chairman, Oshimili South LGA, Barr. Chuks Obusom, amongst others.
Upon his arrival at the Asaba International Airport, the Minister, who is also the immediate past Governor of Lagos State, was warmly welcomed to Delta State by Barr. Kingsley Otuaro and his entourage, after which he proceeded to the Palace of His Royal Majesty Obi Chike Edozien, the Asagba of Asaba, on a Courtesy visit, where he was received by the Iyase of Asaba, Sir PIG Onyeobi and the Asagab-in-Council.
The Minister, in his remarks at the Asagba’s Palace, commended the warm Reception given to him by his hosts, the Delta State Government and the Chiefs in Council, after which he outlined the reasons for his visit to Delta State, including a fact finding visit to the 2nd Niger Bridge project, which he said was pivotal to his working visit.