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Edo State House of Assembly has adopted a resolution extending the tenure of the sole administrator of Orhionmwon Local Government Council in the state.
The extension of the tenure of the sole administrator by 1 month followed the expiration of the 2 months earlier pronounced by parliament following the suspension of the chairman and members of the legislative arms of the council for allegedly embarking on an unauthorized foreign trip.
The Edo State House of Assembly have moved a motion yesterday, calling on all Local Government Councils in the Edo State to construct, furnish and maintain Area and District Court in their Council for quick administration of justice.
Edo state Government has concluded plans to tap into the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN’s) N220 billion Micro finance Intervention Fund to help alleviate poverty in the state.
This was disclosed at the weekend when the Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole hosted the Governor of the Central Bank, Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, at the Government House, Benin City.
The world renowned Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, Washington DC has concluded plans to hold a photographic exhibition showcasing the history, arts and culture of Benin Kingdom, spanning over eighty years.
Leader of the delegation Dr. Jonita Bech-Cole said the exhibition will feature the preserved photographs of the first and outstanding photographer of the Benin Royal Court, Chief Solomon Alonge.
In line with Modern Technology Drive, The Edo State owned Staff Training Centre, Benin City will be upgraded to status of an Institute.
This disclosure was made by the Head of Service, Edo State, Mr. Jerry Igbaekemen Obazele when he undertook a working tour to the Centre.
THE Edo Commissioner for Youths and Sports, Christopher Okaeben, yesterday said the government had introduced monthly road walk for members of its state executive council and top civil servants.
Addressing newsmen in Benin, the newly sworn-in commissioner, said the road walk was meant to keep the state’s policy makers in top shape for carrying out their daily activities.
Over 300 artisan fishermen in Edo State who registered and were captured in the Growth Enhancement Support (GES) Scheme of the Agricultural Transformation Agenda of the federal government benefited from the distribution of subsidised fishing inputs.
The inputs with 50 percent subsidy included fishing canoes; bundles of nets with accessories including floats, sinkers and marine rope.
Former Vice President Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has paid a visit to Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State as part of his consultations round the country on his next political moves.
Atiiku during the visit to the governor in Benin City yesterday said the leadership of the All Progressives Congress led by General Mohammadu Buhari, the interim party chairman, Bisi Akande, Bola Tinubu and other chieftains of the party visited and urged him to return to the party.
Edo State Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, MacDonald Obasuke Esq has decried the campaign of calumny spear-headed by the opposition party, accusing the Government of selling the industries in the State as a distortion of facts.
Edo State House of Assembly has confirmed Mr. Christopher Okaeben as Commissioner in the state following his nomination by the State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.