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Anioma Group Congratulates Delta Acting Governor; Want Anioma State Created

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ABUJA, Nov 14, (THEWILL) – A political pressure group, the Umu Anioma Foundation worldwide has sent a message of congratulation to Prince Sam Obi on his recent appointment as the Acting Governor of Delta State. In a statement jointly signed Emeka Esogbue, Tony Ishiekwene and Mrs. Gloria Eluebo Adagbon respectively and made available to THEWILL in Abuja, the group said the Anioma people, both at home and in diaspora are proud that an ‘illustrious Anioma son’ has been appointed by the Constitution to lead Delta State at this crucial time. “We have no doubt that it will be a good opportunity to showcase the good leadership qualities in Anioma people. We also hope that an Anioma person at the helm of affairs, albeit within the short tenure, will present good opportunities to lay the foundation for your successor to redress the current imbalance that exists in Delta State and Anioma land in particular.” The Anioma Foundation also pledged its full support to the Acting Governor to lead Delta State and deliver good governance that is accountable and transparent. The Foundation drew the attention of the Acting Governor to the plight of Anioma people especially in the provision of basic day-to-day living amenities like clean drinkable water, regular supply of electricity, good schools at every level of education, well-equipped and staffed hospitals to good and accessible roads which it said are lacking in most Anioma communities.

The Forum called on the Acting Governor to support the actualization for the proposed Anioma State, as it sincerely believes that Anioma State will bring about the much-needed development to their people. The Umu Anioma Foundation, a non-profit organisation governed by a board of directors and incorporated under Georgia law on June 11, 2010 as the apex organization representing the general interest of Anioma indigenes worldwide and membership of Umu Anioma Foundation comprises of Anioma Indigenes who are sold on the vision of a reconstructed value system for the common good of all.