- Some women in the Niger Delta region have concluded plans to stage a rally in support of Akpabio
- The women also commended Buhari for appointing Akpabio
- They insisted that Akpabio is a blessing to the region
Women from the Niger Delta region have concluded plans to stage a peaceful rally to support the efforts of the Honourable minister of Niger delta affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio.
According to the organisers of the rally Dr Mrs Williams Princewill and Hon Vero Adaora, in a statement made available to Legit.ng, the women of the region are mobilising women in different states of the region including professionals, women in politics, market women, women ministers forum, Niger Delta women associations and other stakeholders to rise and support the minister in view his efforts in the region.
They equally commended President Buhari for appointing him to the ministry especially at this point in time.
Going further, they described Akpabio as a detribalized Nigerian whose eyes is set on performance and service delivery.
They claimed businesses are now booming, crime rates and pipeline vandalisations and other social vices are reducing.
They said Akpabio's efforts in engaging the youths across the region in constructions, educational activities are responsible for some of these new developments.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that leaders of the Niger Delta states including the youths and religious fathers have commended Akpabio on the completion and relocation to the corporate headquarters of the NDDC.
The leaders extended their appreciation to the Senator for focusing his energy and ensuring the interim management board carried out an unprecedented transformation of the region in with a few months.
The groups in their separate meetings in Uyo, Delta, Owerri and Rivers said in over 20 years of the existence of NDDC from OMPADEC, this is the first time that "we have seen real development devoid of politics."
They attributed this to the personality of the man involved in the management and supervision of the commission.
"...today the region is busy, genuine jobs are ongoing, the people are happy because indigenes are engaged in small and medium enterprises projects across the states," the group said.
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