Gov. Obaseki pledges N6Billion for community development in Edo State


The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki has promised  that his administration  will channel the sum of N6 billion for the execution of development programmes across the 24 constituencies in Edo state.

In his statement, the governor explained with assurance that the projects to be carried out in conjunction with members of the State House of Assembly, will greatly improve the living standard of the entire Edo residents

Governor Obaseki reiterated that the focus and emphasis in the last three years of his administration have been to improve the living conditions of the masses and make them more productive. He added that his administration is improving the educational sector, including technical education, improving access to quality healthcare, creating opportunities for business to thrive, as well as providing more jobs.

The governor recapitulated that Edo State under his leadership is “committed to bringing development closer to everyone through the Constituency Development Programme, which will run in partnership with members of the State House of Assembly.” Hence, the sum of N250 million has been earmarked for various projects across the 24 constituencies in Edo State in the year 2020.

Daniel Ejodamen
FIC Benin