Local Government Chairmen in Delta State, under the auspices of Association of Local Government of Nigeria, ALGON, has come out with solutions geared towards effective primary healthcare delivery and tackling security challenges across the 25 local government areas in the state.
This was disclosed yesterday by the Delta State Chairman of ALGON and Chairman of Ika North-East Local Government Area, Mr Victor Ebonka, at the Warri South Council Main Secretariat, Warri South local government area of Delta State, shortly after the monthly meeting of the association.
Ebonka, confirmed to newsmen during an interview that their meeting was centered on environment, primary health care services and security.
He added that,
“we invited other stakeholders from Asaba to address us and we have been able to come up with very important solutions, regarding the challenges we are having with primary healthcare in our respective local government areas”.
He further said that,
“security is one of the major issues, we discussed by hearing from each other, because we have peculiar local government areas and peculiar security challenges. We listened to each other, analyzed the issues as well as the current situation and went further to proffer measures for sustenance of peaceful co-existence among the local government areas”.
Meanwhile, the state treasurer of ALGON and Chairman of Warri South Local Government Area, Michael Tidi who was the host of the monthly meeting, told newsmen that, “the respective Chief Security Officers of our local government areas, took a decision to give the necessary support to our governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, who just hosted his colleagues across the South on issues bothering on security in our region.
“We also discussed the need to share intelligence between ourselves, with a view to improving the security situation in our various local government areas”, he stated.
In attendance during the monthly meeting are the 25 chairmen of the local government area of Delta state.