Author: Ogochukwu Isioma

NAUS lauds Obaseki’s leadership style, as Edo state Govt launches 75 new buses

The leadership of the National Association of University Students (NAUS) has lauded the leadership style of Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state. The Deputy National Secretary General of the association, Comrade Ogochukwu Isioma, gave the commendation over the weekend in Edo state. Ogochukwu, who was at the inauguration ceremony of 75 intra-city new buses purchased by the Obaseki-led administration in Benin, said the governor has performed far beyond expectation and urged him to remain focused. According to him, “Governor Godwin Obaseki deserves all round commendations having surpassed his counterparts in other states in governance despite the present economic situation...

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Governor Obaseki promotes Edo State as preferred investment destination in China

In continuation of the Edo State Government’s investment drive in China, Governor Godwin Obaseki on Friday, was hosted to a panel session at a trade and investment conference in China, where he engaged investors on the friendly investment environment in Edo State. He took his co-panelists and conference attendees through the wide range of reforms that his administration has put in place to boost the ease of doing business, the high sense of hospitality of Edo people to their guests and the preparedness of Edo youths towards working with foreign investors to ensure a win-win for investors and other...

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Obaseki, China SINOPEC sign 5,500bpd Edo Modular Refinery deal

…phase one ready 12 months post-project approval The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Governor Godwin Obaseki, on Wednesday in China, expanded the portfolio of foreign investments in the state following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Chinese consortium for a 5,500 barrel per day modular refinery in Edo State. The event is coming hours after a similar MoU was signed with China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd. in Beijing, China, for the development of the Gelegele Seaport in Edo State. The Chinese consortium that will handle the modular refinery is made up of Peiyang Chemical Equipment...

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2018 budget realistic, designed to propel economic growth – Obaseki’s aide

• APC still fixing the damage caused by PDP’s decades of misrule. The Edo State Government has flayed allegations by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the state discrediting its 2018 budget, noting that the PDP couldn’t appreciate the plans and initiatives contained in the budget because it was still stuck in primitive politics and a system that glorifies avarice. The state said that the 2018 budget, and many others before it, are fixing the damage caused by decades of misrule by the PDP. The Special Adviser to Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr Crusoe Osagie,...

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Obaseki signs Edo’s N150bn 2018 Budget into Law, as Agric estimate rises by 100%

The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has signed the state’s 2018 appropriation bill as passed by the Edo State House of Assembly, into law. At the signing ceremony in Government House, Benin City, on Friday, Obaseki said the speedy passage of the appropriation bill was remarkable as it shows the harmony between the state’s executive and legislative arms of government. The 2018 budget estimate which was pegged at N146 billion by the executive, was increased to N150 billion by the House of Assembly to allow for more infrastructural and agricultural projects. According to him, “We cannot express...

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