Governor Sheriff Oborevwori of Delta state has said that the execution of the three flyover bridges in Warri is an expression of his administration’s readiness to carry out massive development across the state and improve its economic base.
The governor spoke at the 4th lecture series of Delta Online Publishers Forum, DOPF held in Asaba, the Delta state capital.
Represented by the permanent secretary of the ministry information, Mr. Lucky Omokri, Governor Oborevwori at the event with the theme : “Fiscal Policy And Taxation: Balancing Revenue Generation And Economic Growth” noted that as government carries out development programmes and projects across the state, Deltans will be encouraged to pay their taxes.
He said that in his commitment to his MORE Agenda that he would be focusing more on tax from landed properties and other big economic ventures in the state just as the government will continue to provide peace and security for all businesses and residents.
Secretary, Uvwie traditional council of chiefs and chairman of the event, Chief Dr. Samuel Eshenake, emphasized the need to balance fiscal policy and taxation as well as economic growth.
Chief Eshenake commended Delta Online Publishers Forum, DOPF for the programme, describing the focus of the 2023 lecture series as very timely.
Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalist, NUJ, Delta State Council, Comrade Churchill Oyowe in his goodwill message commended Delta Online Publishers, DOPF for organizing the convention and retreat for online publishers to further broaden their knowledge in the reportage of issues on fiscal policy and taxation.
Comrade Oyowe encouraged Deltans to pay their taxes and expect more development from their paid tax.