Okowa urges politicians to shun selfishness


Okowa urges politicians to shun selfishness
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has tasked politicians to shun selfishness but work for the interest of Nigerians to build a better country.

The governor made the call on Saturday at the annual re-union of Class 81 of the Nigeria Airforce Military School, Jos, held in Asaba.

The event featured a lecture on the topic, “Path to Purposeful and Legacy Leadership” delivered by Mr Gbenga Oyebode.

Okowa said that a situation where money was becoming a strong determining factor in who held what position was unfortunate.

He said that there should be emphasis on health, education and good moral upbringing for children to enable them become good leaders and better citizens.

“I hope one day, our politicians will be futuristic in their actions, put the interests of the people first and not what they stand to gain as individuals.

“That way, our country will be better; we hope that one day, we will have leaders who will be compassionate about our people and about…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper