FRIDAY, 24 MAY 2013 18:40 FROM ALEMMA-OZIORUVA ALIU, BENIN CITY NEWS - NATIONAL
DETERMINED to replicate the infrastructural development of the state government and to improve the economic condition of the people in the community, chairman, Ovia North East local government of Edo state, Mrs Lucy Omagbon Friday inaugurated an economic committee for the council which she gave the responsibility to improve, source and manage the revenue generation of the council.
Omagbon said members of the committee, headed by banker turned politician, Charity Ameyaenvbo, were properly selected and made up of men and women of proven quality and tracks records from the local government area.
“All of them in the committee are men and women who are fit and capable to be the local government chairman, even though they contest with me at one time or the other, they are ready to come and join me and lift this local government forward and I think this is a rare occasion.”
She said the terms of reference include improving income generation, sourcing for revenue and play advisory role on expenditure pattern and infrastructural development in the local government area