Niger Delta: Minister reiterates commitment to serve region

The Minister of Niger Delta Development, Abubakar Momoh, on Sunday in Abuja reiterated his commitment to ensure stability in the oil-rich region of the country.

In a statement, the minister during the commemoration of the 32nd year creation anniversary of Edo and Delta urged the citizens of the two states to reflect on the challenges and victories secured over the years.

“Today marks a significant milestone in the history of our beloved region as we celebrate the 32nd year of the creation of Delta and Edo states from the former Bendel State. This occasion holds great importance as it not only commemorates our shared journey but also symbolises the strength of our unity and the potential for progress that lies ahead.

“As the Minister of Niger Delta Development, I extend my warmest greetings and congratulations to the remarkable people of Delta and Edo states. This anniversary is an opportunity for us to reflect on the strides we have taken, the challenges we have overcome, and the aspirations we hold for our states’ futures.

“The creation of Delta and Edo States has granted us the privilege to shape our destinies, harness our resources, and nurture our unique identities. We stand as witnesses to the growth and development that have taken place over these years, thanks to the collective efforts of our citizens.’

He added, “I am committed to ensuring that the Niger Delta region continues to flourish and thrive. Let us embrace this anniversary as a reminder of our shared purpose and a call to work together for the betterment of our communities. Through collaboration, innovation, and a dedication to progress, we can build on the foundation laid by our predecessors and create a brighter future for generations to come.”