It was gathered that the Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has again immortalized the two-time Governor of the defunct Mid-West State and Bendel States, Dr. Samuel Ogbemudia, by naming the rebuilt and remodeled New Era College in Benin City after the elder statesman.
This is the second time the state government under Oshiomhole would be immortalizing Ogbemudia as the governemnt had, in 2014, built a statue in honour of the former Governor at the state-owned Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin City.
The Delta State secretariat complex in Asaba was, yesterday, named after the first civilian governor of the state, the late Felix Ibru.
Also to be named after the deceased is the senate building of the Delta State University, Abraka, subject to approval by the institution’s Governing Council.
Delta State governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, who made the disclosure at a valedictory session, held at Unity Hall, Government House, Asaba, described Olorogun Ibru as a “pioneer, visionary, accomplished professional, entrepreneur par excellence, astute politician and […]