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Edo Govt proscribes Road Transport Employers Association

Edo Govt proscribes Road Transport Employers Association The Edo State Government has announced the immediate proscription of the state’s chapter of Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN). The association has been ordered to close their offices across the state. The ban became necessary to ensure the protection of lives and property and prevent the possible breakdown of law and order in the state. The government assured all law abiding citizens that security agencies will be available to maintain peace and orderliness, and urged the public to desist from relating or transacting any business with the group until further information is provided by the state government. The Edo State government is committed to sanitising the road transport sector and will not tolerate actions that could undermine the smooth implementation of the transport master plan. The state government is resolute about enthroning law and order across the state and urges all law abiding citizens to go about their businesses without any fear of...

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Nollywood Star, Adesua Etomi visits Obaseki, lauds achievements

Award-winning Nollywood star, Adesua Etomi on Thursday paid a courtesy visit to the Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, at the Government House in Benin City. The actress, who hails from Edo State, commended the Obaseki-led administration for the giant strides it has made in empowering women and caring for the less-privileged in the society as well as providing critical infrastructure and enthroning law and order in the state. The multi-talented star said her visit was to show her solidarity for governor Obaseki and his team that are gradually transforming the state without making noise about it. The...

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Illegal fees collection: Edo Govt reads riot act to school principals

Illegal fees collection: Edo Govt reads riot act to principals …to remove illegal buildings on school land from Dec. 1 The Edo State Government has read the riot act to principals of public schools who have been collecting illegal fees from students for the purchase of uniforms and other items. The government also gave a December 1 deadline to owners of illegal buildings and structures on the premises or lands of public schools, to vacate such premises. A statement issued by the Commissioner for Education, Hon. Dr. Christopher Adesotu, explained that “the only fees approved by the Edo State...

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Industrial Revolution: The Case for Gov. Obaseki’s Investment Visit to Asia – By Crusoe Osagie

Time was when agriculture was the backbone of the Nigerian economy. The agricultural sector was so huge and lucrative that not only did it sustain the regional economies in Nigeria in the early 1960s, it provided jobs for many Nigerians at the time. The economy was so well calibrated that agriculture underpinned development, as wealth creation was evenly dispersed in rural areas, where farm work was done and urban centers, where industries used processed produce in their plants. Revenue from agriculture was used to drive growth and development in a time that many have come to describe as the...

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Edo Govt Explains ‘Phased Approach’ to Address Pensioners’ Welfare

Edo Govt Explains ‘Phased Approach’ to Address Pensioners’ Welfare … Faults reports on 42 months pension arrears The Edo State government has said it embarked on a holistic strategy to address pensioners welfare since the Governor Obaseki-led administration came on board, noting that it is committed to paying all outstanding pension arrears and gratuities in phases to reduce the debt burden on the state. The government said though dwindling crude production and oil prices affected revenue accruing to it from the Federal Government, it has prioritised the plight of pensioners in the face of competing needs in the different...

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