Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has expressed his determination to work closely with the Ministry of Budget and National Planning to bring more development to his State.
Obseki made this statement today, Thursday, November 24, 2016 when he paid a courtesy visit to the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma in Abuja.
He described the Ministry as a bastion of all they have come to seek in terms of developing Edo State like knowledge, information and strategy.
The Governor said that his victory is an opportunity to sustain and consolidate on the development that has been going on in Edo State for eight years, adding that he will scale up effort to do more for the state.
According to the governor, he and his team are very clear in their determination in making Edo state a laboratory of new emergence of governance in Nigeria.
Responding, Senator Udoma described the Governor as committed to development and also some one ready to hit the ground running in providing good governance to Edo State.
‘’ I believe this is your first official visit to any Federal ministry. I am happy you have chosen this ministry as your first ministry to pay a visit. It shows your commitment to development. The ministry has mandate on development issues. It also shows that you will hit the ground running in providing good governance to your people.’’
Udoma stated that he was particularly pleased to welcome the governor to the ministry and also added that the governor will do well.
For: Assistant Director Information