By NosaEresoyen, Asaba
Delta State governor, Dr. IfeanyiOkowa has said that the expected take-off of the Maritime University,Okerenkoko would consolidate the existing peace and security in the Niger Delta region.
The governor stated this yesterday in Asaba when the chairman, House Of Representatives Committee on Maritime Safety, Education and Administration,Hon. Mohammed Bago, and other members of the committee paid him a courtesy visit.
Okowa said that concerted efforts by all stakeholders were needed to consolidate the peace and security in the region.
He stressed that “With everybody working together, the state, federal government and National Assembly, peace is achievable, it is important that we get the university started because it is one of the promises made to maintain the peace. We are encouraged that the National Assembly has taken the bull by the horn and we hope that the law will be passed by September and the university will get started by the end of the year.”