NDDC APPOINTMENT: ISIOKPO KINGDOM HONOURS AN ILLUSTRIOUS SON; CHRIS OYIRINDA
The ancient Kingdom of Isiokpo was agog today as persons from every nook and cranny of Rivers State gathered for the Thanksgiving service and reception in honor of Mr. Chris Oyirinda Amadi, Ag. Executive Director Finance and Administration, EDFA, of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, put together by the good people of Isiokpo Kingdom.
Following Mr. Oyirinda’s pedigree, experience and impeccable public and private service records, his appointment brings a new ray of hope to the people as well as strengthens their confidence in the Commission.
Speaking during the Thanksgiving service Mr. Oyirinda said he was grateful to God Almighty for his goodness towards him and his family. He thanked President Buhari for finding him worthy to serve the Commission as the Executive Director Finance and Administration.
“I can’t thank the President enough for this privilege and opportunity. The only way we can reciprocate the kind gesture of Mr. President is to come all out on Saturday, February 16 and vote massively for him. This appointment has made me the first Ikwerre man to serve in this capacity in the history of NDDC. I am indeed very grateful.”
He further thanked the Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, whom he described as a friend, brother and leader.
” Since the day my path crossed with Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, I have found in him a friend, brother and leader. Amaechi has played major roles in virtually every part of my life. I can’t write my history without having to name Amaechi again and again”, he said.
Nyenwe-Ali Isiokpo, HRM Eze Blessing Wagor, while speaking at the reception in his palace at Alimini Isiokpo, hailed President Buhari for giving their son, Mr. Oyirinda the lofty position of EDFA, NDDC, adding that the President has honoured the people of Isiokpo Kingdom and Rivers State at large with this appointment.
“We are happy for the honoured done us by the President and we are proud of him. We also thank our own son, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, the Honourable Minister of Transportation for his role in this appointment. We are certain that this appointment will fast track development in our dear State and the entire Niger Delta region.”
The event was well attended by prominent persons across Rivers State and the Niger Delta, including the Honourable Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi was represented by Hon. Ojukaye Flag-Amachree, the Rivers State APC Chairman; Dr. Dakuku Adol Peterside, DG NIMASA; Prof. Nelson Braimbraifa, Ag. MD, NDDC; former Ag. MD of NDDC, Mrs Ibim Semenitari.
Also in attendance were; HRM Eze Victor Woluchem, Paramount Ruler of Port Harcourt; HRM Eze A. A. Orlu-Oriebe, JP; HRM Eze Eziwho Gift Johnson, Eze Ohna Apara; HRM Eze Monday Ojiegbe, Paramount Ruler of Omuma; HRH Eze Ejike Wali, Eze Ohna Okporo/Paramount Ruler of Mgbuesilaru Community and several others including captains of Industries, National and State Assembly Candidates of the APC.
February 10, 2019