Benin River Port: Obaseki Tours Edo Waterways, Assures Investors Of Security, Communal Support

BENIN CITY – As plans for the commencement of the Benin River Port Project reaches advanced stages after preliminary work by the China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC), Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has assured investors that the state government will not relent in strengthening security on the waterways and ensuring communal support for projects…

Biological Diversity Day: Obaseki Implores Environment Activists, Community Leaders, Local Govts To Deepen Awareness

BENIN CITY – Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has implored environment activists, community leaders and local councils to deepen the crusade to preserve the pristine features in Nigeria’s forest belt, noting that more stakeholders are needed in the crusade for the protection of the country’s unique flora and fauna. The governor made the call…

100 Edo Secondary students trafficked to Libya in 4 months, says Obaseki’s aide

Benin – No fewer than 100 students of Idogbo Secondary School, Benin, have been trafficked to Libya in the last four months. This was disclosed in Benin on Sunday during an advocacy programme by the Senior Special Assistant to Gov Godwin Obaseki on Human trafficking and illegal migration, Mr Solomon Okoduwa. Okoduwa said this fact…

Former Military Governor, Abbe, lauds Obaseki’s model, vision for basic education

Former Military Governor and Elder statesman, Major General Godwin Abbe (rtd.), has lauded the Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki’s leadership model, noting that Obaseki has provided a pragmatic policy direction for the development of the education sector in the state. Abbe, who is the Proprietor of Inomwan Foundation School, Benin City, made the submission…

Cultural Diversity Day: Obaseki harps on partnerships to preserve cultural heritage

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has made a strong case for partnerships between stakeholders in the cultural sector and the government to promote and preserve Nigeria’s cultural heritage. The governor said this in commemoration of the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, marked every May 21, by the United Nations and…

Int’l Museum Day: Edo determined to preserve cultural heritage with Royal Museum Project – Obaseki

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said the state government is implementing policies and building structures to help preserve the state’s cultural heritage and drive growth in the arts, culture and tourism sector. Obaseki disclosed during a ceremony held to mark the International Day of Museum, at the National Museum in Benin City, the…