Ijaghala CMC gets another term as Capt. Omatseye demands concrete jetty, electricity projects

The people of Ijaghala, an oil - rich community in Warri South-West Local Government Area, Delta State, have returned the Capt. David Omatseye


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Ijaghala CMC gets another term as Capt. Omatseye demands concrete jetty, electricity projects
Highlights of of the congress cum inauguration of the 12-man Ijaghala Community Management Committee, CMC


 

The people of Ijaghala, an oil - rich community in Warri South-West Local Government Area, Delta State, have returned the Capt. David Omatseye led Executive of the Community's Management Committee, CMC for another term, after reportedly serving the community meritoriously for six years.

 

Our Principal Correspondent, reports that the unanimous mandate, was given  at the Ijaghala Community town hall Wednesday January 4, during their annual congress  tagged "Ijaghala Day 2023."          

 

 

Highlights of of the congress cum inauguration of the 12-man Ijaghala Community Management Committee, CMC;

 

 

 

 

The congress    was well attended by indigenes of the community from far and wide.

 

Speaking to newsmen, the Chairman of Ijaghala Community, Capt. David  Omatseye, explained that the annual congress is an opportunity to deliberate on the progress of Ijaghala, an Ugborodo Community and identify some of its  challenges, with a view to fashioning out    ways  of addressing them.

 

 

Capt. David Omatseye, addressing press

 

Fresh Angle International can report that Capt. Omatseye, who is also the coordinator of the annual congress, noted that the year 2023 edition marked their second term of six years on the saddle.

 

According to him, the annual congress was headed by the Olare-Aja ( Oldest man) of Ijaghala, Pa. Matthew Ofaramieyere,  pointing out that the annual gathering helps to strengthen  unity among indigenes of the riverine community and make them  focus on developmental issues.

 

 

Capt. Omatseye reeled  out  achievements of his leadership such as demolishing  of heavy trees covering the entrance of Ijaghala community to the larger Ugborodo ( Escravos) river, construction of community town hall, repair of  the community's 250KVA generator,  construction of walk - way/ wooden bridges across the community, wooden Jetty at the entrance of the community as well as influencing the opening up of  earth road linking Ijaghala to Oporoza.

 

 

The Ijaghala indigenes,  appealed to the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Delta State Government, Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, the management of Chevron Nigeria Limited, other International Oil and Gas Companies IOCs as well as similar well - to - do  organizations, to construct   standard concrete jetty, provide  potable  water, constant electricity and engagement of teachers for  the community primary school, presently lacking teachers. 

 

A three - member electoral committee, comprising  Vincent Nebruagho as Chairman, Tola John and Esther Okoturoh as Secretary,  conducted the election that  returned  the 12-man executive   for another three years .