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Desmond Elliot lauded over Street lights in Alaka

Lagos lawmaker, Hon Desmond Olushola Elliot, has been commended for cherishing the mood of the people, feeling the grinding poverty in the country and devising innovative ways of tackling it in Surulere Constituency 1.

The commendation came from some notable leaders in Lagos State.

In a release signed by the Chairman of Lagos Political, Community and Religious Leaders Forum (SPCRF), Mr. Taiwo Alao, the leaders described the member representing Surulere Constituency 1 in the Lagos State House of Assembly as a responsive legislator.

They expressed gratitude to the lawmaker for his dynamic pursuit of the welfare of the good people of Surulere Constituency 1,

On Sunday, scores of areas had started brightening up in Alaka and residents especially politicians, religious and community leaders have openly expressed their joy at seeing the street lights donated by the Lagos lawmaker.

Specifically, the leader gave Desmond Elliot a pat on the back for a job well done.

The Forum pledged to continue committing the lawmaker to the Almighty God in its prayer to grant him wisdom, forbearance and understanding in all his efforts to make life worth living for the masses’’

The leaders pleaded with Lagosians to give the lawmaker the maximum possible support.




Niger Delta youths back Akpabio, NDDC Interim Management Committee, warn detractors

Youths in the Niger Delta region on Tuesday extolled the sterling qualities of the Minister of the Niger Delta Affairs, Chief Godswill Akpabio, describing him as a man of honour.

Besides, the youths, under the aegis of Niger Delta Youth Movement (NDYM) praised the National Assembly for working with the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs towards the realization of its objectives.

At a gathering in Calabar, the youths expressed delight and satisfaction with the high degree of determination so far exhibited by Senator Akpabio to move the Niger Delta region forward.

‘Senator Godswill Akpabio is a shining example, a model to all of us, of what service is all about. He has so far demonstrated an admirable commitment to doing everything possible to develop the Niger Delta region’’ the youths said.

Addressing newsmen after their one day conference in Cross River State, Secretary General of NDYM, Dr. Raymond Umanah said the youths praised Akpabio for embracing the challenge of developing the region with a missionary zeal, restructuring the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and reintroducing public accountability for the use of public resources.

‘’Senator Godswill Akpabio, a man of great organizational ability, has continued to carry himself with grace and dignity without compromising his integrity’’

The youths commended the growing unity and understanding among stakeholders in the region.

The youths emphasized national development, patriotism, transparency and accountability.

The youths also praised the Minister of the Niger Delta Affairs for tackling impediments in the way of improving development in the region, pulling the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) back from the state of retrogression and giving the region the desired sense of purpose and direction.