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Okowa has abandoned Kunukunuma – Bebenimibo

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By Shina Badmus

The Chairman of Kunukunuma Federated Community in Gbaramatu Kingdom of Delta State, Chief Moses Bebenimibo has said that the community has not seen dividends of democracy from the government of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa.

Bebenimibo said this during an exclusive interview with GbaramatuVoice at his office in Ekpan near Warri, on Monday, May 20 2019.

He pointed out that other communities in the Gbaramatu Kingdom and Warri at large, have been feeling the impact of the governor’s administration, but Kunukunuma was left out.

Bebenimibo described his community as one that has been faithful to the Okowa government, adding that the people of the community gave their total support for his re-election.

Bebenimibo frowned that upon the unflinching support to Okowa, his people lack tangible projects such as medical centre, roads, light and drinkable water from the governor .

According to him, “Kunukunma Federated Community is a PDP community and since 2015, we have been supporting this government despite the challenges of opposition parties, we still make sure we give 100% to PDP government. But from 2015 till date, as a community, we are still facing disturbing challenges  in the area of development from the Okowa government.

“We have no road, no health centre, no light, no good water to drink, no human capital development projects; the worse is that erosion is eroding our community.

“The Okowa government has been developing other communities but Kunukunuma Federated Community has not had such since 2015.

“Just of recent we lost 3 persons as a result of lack of medical centre in the community.”

Bebenimibo nonetheless commended Governor Okowa for the significant developments his government has achieved in the state, while urging the government to rescue Kunukunuma from her numerous social woes.

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