By Stella Odika
The new Director General of Warri/Uvwie and Environs Special Area Development Agency (WUEDA), Chief. Godwin Ejiyenre has reintegrated Government desire to restore the lost glory of Warri, Uvwie and Environs.
Chief Ejiyenre stated this at a meeting held with the management and staff of the Agency, upon resumption of office in Warri.
“The task given to us by the Governor is huge. As key players, we will do everything humanly possible, through this Agency to carry out our job diligently to give Warri and Environs a total facelift,” he said.
Continuing, he affirmed that the Agency had done well in the past, adding that more improvements would be made in the coming months to make Warri, Uvwie and Environs a better place for all to live in.
“I have come and gone round the Agency. We have to hit the ground running, and the time is now. The present state of the twin cities is not pleasing to the Governor. A lot of sensitization will be done to create public awareness in restoring Warri and environs to her original glory. To give Warri a new look, the dirts will be cleared from the entrance point of the city to the NPA waterside, “he stated.
Chief Ejiyenre commended the management and staff of the Agency for work well done and urged them to keep the flag flying, be diligent in their jobs and do the right thing to protect the image of the Government.”
He maintained that he would not be seen as the boss, saying that he would relate with everyone as partner in progress towards building on the achievements made so far by the Agency, and achieve the MORE agenda of the State Government.
The DG, who was accompanied by a retinue of the Agency’s Board Members, including his aides, visited site of the ongoing construction of Ogunu Community main road and Agogo layout (Phase I), in Warri South LGA. The Director of projects, Engr. Bemigho Ofoeyeno briefed him on the progress and amount of work done so far. Chief Ejiyenre commended the Contractor, Centdraken Global Services as well as the Director of Project for the progress being made on the going work, even as he affirmed that Governor Sheriff Oborevwori has Zero tolerance for substandard job, stating that, “Every job must be delivered on quality standard.”
“Any job given out must be well supervised to ensure that we get the best. As the job is for Deltans, and we are here today, we are not going to be here forever, so whatever we are doing must be done right, so that the generation unborn will benefit from it,” he stated.
Earlier, the Director of Administration and Finance of the Agency, Mr. Simon Esi, warmly welcomed Chief Ejiyenre and assured him that the management and staff of the Agency would accord him the cooperation he would need to work effectively, succeed and achieve his goals.