LG Boss Promises Exceptional Services


The Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Port Harcourt City Local Government Council of Rivers State, Barrister Clifford Oparaodu, has reiterated his commitment to deliver exceptional services to the grassroots in line with the new vision of the present administration in the State.
Barrister Oparaodu who stated this in an interview with newsmen in Port Harcourt, said he would place integrity at the core of everything he does.
The council boss stated that his empowerment programmes for women and youths in the local government would benefit residents irrespective of political party and religion.
According to him, ’’soon, women in the state capital will be empowered through women empowerment programme initiated by my wife to enable women master different trades that would assist them to become self-reliance’’.
He that his concern presently is to prevent and mitigate the impact of the pending flood which Port Harcourt is prone to as predicted by the Nigerian Metrological Agency.
Oparaodu however said the council has done all it needed to do for flood emergencies, advising residents to stop dumping refuse in drains.
Meanwhile,  Barrister Oparaodu has urged Rivers people to pray for the nation’s leadership especially the Rivers State governor, Barrister Nyesom Wike.
Oparaodu stated this in his goodwill message to the people of Port Harcourt last Thursday.
According to him,‘’today is the 55th anniversary of the nation, I want to tell the people of Port Harcourt and the entire people of Rivers state and Nigeria as a whole to put the nation in prayers and our leaders and those in position of authority.
“ We should put Our Governor, Chief Barrister Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, and our president, Muhmmadu Buhari in prayers because they have all worked hard and need our support and encouragement to succeed.’’
Oparaodu, commended the people of Port Harcourt for their sacrifices and support for the present administration in the state and local government, assuring that his administration will meet its expectations.