The Delta State Government has committed the sum of six hundred million naira counterpart fund to attract the same amount from the World Bank and United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals, SDG.
The State Commissioner for Information Mr Charles Aniagwu, stated this at the Government House Asaba, at the end of the State Executive Council meeting.
Mr Aniagwu noted that the total of one point two billion naira would enable the state to implement key SDG programs in the health and education sectors, including peace and security initiatives and gender equality.
The Commissioner for Information also mentioned the endorsement of over four hundred and fifty million naira promised to the state’s representatives at the Edo 2020 National Sports Festival, with the aim of maintaining its dominance in the sports sector.
Mr Aniagwu said the EXCO also approved a new policy for the site of gas plants and petroleum stations in the state.
Reporting by Oghenero Eghweree; Editing by Adeniyi Bakare