The State House of Assembly has screened and confirmed the nominees for appointment into the governing board of the Delta State Investments Development Agency (DIDA).
The screening of the nominees followed a motion moved by the Majority Leader, Hon. Tim Owhefere and seconded by the member representing Aniocha South Constituency, Hon Austin Chikezie at Wednesday’s plenary presided over by the Speaker, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori.
The nominees are Mr Paul Nmah as Chairman and Olorogun Lucky Oghenemuode Omoru as Director General of the Delta State Investments Development Agency (DIDA).
Mr Paul Nmah was introduced by the member representing Aniocha North Constituency, Hon. Emeka Nwaobi who said that the nominee had worked as an investment and development expert in various countries across the world.
He told the House that Mr Nmah had worked as an aide to the governor on investment during his first term adding that some of the modest investments by foreign investors in the state were part of his efforts .
Hon Nwaobi said the nominee also contributed to the success of the People’s Democratic Party PDP and applied that the nominee be allowed to take a bow.
The nominee for appointment as Director General of the Agency, Olorogun Lucky Oghenemuode Omoru who was introduced by the member representing Ughelli North One constituency, Hon Charles Oniyere said the nominee had a record of distinguished service as an investment expert having served as Commissioner in the defunct Bendel State adding that he had also contributed to the development of the State.
Some members including Honourables Emeka Elekeokwuri, Festus Okoh and Charles Emetulu said the nominees have served the State with integrity in the various positions they have occupied saying their appointment would further strengthen the state government’s drive for foreign investors from within and outside the country
The Speaker, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori said the commendations by the members were an eloquent testimonies of their contributions to the development of the State and asked them to take a bow.
The nominees were confirmed by the House following a motion moved by the Majority Leader, Hon Tim Owhefere and was seconded by the member representing Ughelli North two constituency, Hon Moses Anaughe and adopted.