Governor Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi of Rivers State House of Assembly, has commended a member representing Ogu/Bolo constituency, in the state House of Assembly, Hon. Maureen Tamuno for the completion of a civic centre in her constituency.
The civic centre nominated by Hon Maureen Tamuno into the 2009 budget was among other constituency projects constructed for the people of the area by the present administration in the state.
Governor Amaechi made the commendation during the commissioning of the civic centre in the area.
The state chief executive represented on the occasion by Senator Sekibo Thompson George, said the project has given a face lift to the Ogu community.
He described the project as a monumental edifice that would stand fall in the history of the community adding that, the commissioning of the civic centre is a glaring indication of the present administration’s commitment to the development of every local government area in the state.
The state governor thanked the state lawmaker for ensuring that her electioneering promised to the people were fulfilled and urged other state lawmakers to emulate the leadership qualities of Lady Tamuno by ensuring that they lived up to their responsibilities for their various constituencies.
He described Lady Tamuno as an asset to the state noting that the lawmaker has been able to do what many politicians could not do within a short period in office.
“Let me tell you, there is no limitation in politics and no going back in the game, as long as you are in. Those who are committed to the people’s heart never have enemies in politics”, he said.
The governor urged the people of Ogu community to continue to give support to their leaders at all times assuring that the good relationship existing between the executive and the legislature would be sustained, so as to attract more developmental strides to our various rural communities in the state.
Also speaking, the Ogu/Bolo local government council secretary, Mr Feberesima who represented the council chairman opined that the lawmaker has represented the people very well within the short period in office.
The council secretary thanked the lawmaker for the choice of the project in the area adding that the project has lifted the community high among its environs even as he urged the state legislator not to renage in her good representation of the people at the state level.
Responding, a member representing Ogu/Bolo in the state, House of Assembly, Hon Maureen Tamuno, said that the commissioned constituency project has added more joy to her and the people in her constituency.
She thanked God for making the day a reality, the chiefs, men, women, youths and the entire people of Ogu community for their support given to her to complete the project adding that without their approval and support, it would have been difficult to complete the project as scheduled.
The lawmaker urged them to continue to give peace a chance in the area so that sustainable development could be attained in the area, even as she promised to continue in her effort to ensure that more developmental projects are provided to the people.