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Security Key to Investors Confidence – Obaseki

Edo state Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has assured of his readiness to do everything humanly possible to guarantee security in the state by supporting the Nigerian police saying “it is the most important factor in attracting investment”. Besides, Governor Obaseki said once investors feel that their property and lives will be safe and that they can attract and execute contracts without fear of insecurity, investors will no choice but do business with Edo state. Obaseki while playing host to the Assistant Inspector General of Police, (AIG) Zone Five, Abubakar Muhammad who was in Government House yesterday to introduce himself...

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Human capacity development in Niger-Delta, the path to security – Obaseki

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State says a coordinated approach of accurate data and statistics of communities in the Niger-Delta region is pivotal to resolving  youth restiveness and enhance human capacity development. Besides, Governor Obaseki said his administration is determined to curb youth restiveness and build their capacity through technical and vocational training, explaining that the state is anxious to calm the restiveness in the various communities. Speaking while receiving the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Affairs and Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme, Brig. Gen Paul Boroh, at the Government House, Tuesday, Governor Obaseki said, “We are...

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How the military ensured peaceful elections in Edo, Ondo – Obaseki

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki yesterday appraised the various role of security agencies especially the military in stabilizing democracy in the country where no life was lost in Edo September 28th and Ondo November 26th governorship elections. Governor Obaseki while receiving the Commandant of the National Defense College, Rear Admiral Samuel Ilesanmi Alade, at the Government House, Benin City, Tuesday, said, “I want to put on record that particularly during the last election (Edo) and the one that was done on Saturday,(Ondo) the role of the military has not been acknowledged as it should be”. He said, “For...

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Obaseki Congratulates Akeredolu, INEC over Ondo Polls

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki on Sunday congratulated Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, on his election as the next governor of Ondo State saying, “I am delighted to hear of your victory in Saturday’s election”. Besides, Obaseki hailed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the security agencies and the people of Ondo state for the peaceful conduct of the election adding that, “it was an impressive victory for the people of Ondo state”. Obaseki in a statement endorsed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. John Mayaki said, “I have followed your career for years and was excited to read...

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Maintenance of Edo Govt vehicles: Obaseki to engage female mechanics

Edo state Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has offered to engage female mechanics for the maintenance of government vehicles, it emerged yesterday. Besides, Governor Obaseki said as part of his administration’s strategic plans for competitive advantage, female drivers and mechanics would be encouraged to study at the Benin Technical College after a complete retooling and rehabilitation. The Governor who made this disclosure during the graduation ceremony of twenty five female mechanics in Benin City, Monday, said, “I want to throw an offer to you today – in Government House, we have a workshop. We would like you to come and...

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