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  • Updated: August 25, 2023

Obaseki Commended By Edo Students Over State Infrastructure Development

Obaseki Commended By Edo Students Over State Infrastructure

Students in Edo State have showered praise on Governor Godwin Obaseki, over the ongoing development in the state's infrastructure.

The commendation was given by the National President of the National Association of Edo State Students (NAESS), Aliu Emmanuel, when led his executive members on a visit to the Governor on Friday in Government House, Benin.

Emmanuel thanked the Governor for restoring peace in the state, calling on the residents to support him in sustaining the good work experienced throughout the state. 

“We can see what has been done in the Secretariat building along Sapele road.

“Just look at the beautiful conference hall of the Secretariat building where we are being received today.

The association made up of all Edo student indigenes in the tertiary institutions across the country and abroad is ready to support any government that has the people at heart.

“We were elected on May 6 this year, as the students umbrella body saddled with the affairs of Edo indigenes.

“And one of our goals is to correct the errors of the past and restore the robust relationship that used to exist with the state government,” he said.

Responding, Obaseki  who was represented by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Youth and Humanitarian Affairs, Eire Ifueko Alufohai, encourage the students to prioritise the welfare of the Edo child as the association's goal.

 “You are to stand for the welfare of the students and for the welfare of the Edo child which is the original objective of the association.

“If you use the objective properly you will achieve your goals. Do not allow anybody to use you because you can see for yourself,” Alufohai said. 

Also speaking, Scott Ogunseri, the  Edo President of the Niger Delta Students Union Government assured of the unio's support in the Governor's infrastructure projects.

"We will make Edo State proud and support the good works of the government”, he said when he also led some members of his executive on a courtesy call to the Governor.

Ogunseri  who lauded the Governor and the First Lady for their effort toward stdunets welfare, urged then to include more women in their administration.

“Do not be partisan. It is not about political party, but the interest of the Niger Delta students." he added.

“We are proud of the youths of the Niger Delta. Until we are able to save the country, do not relax and always let your voice to be heard in a right way,” Alufohai responded.

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