Key Issues in Delta State PDF Print E-mail

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- Peace and Security - Human Capital Development
- Infrastructural Development -Tackling These Issues

Special waterways Committee

  • Joint Task Force
  • Community Policing
  • DEEP (Delta State Economic Empowerment Programme)
Focussed on initiatives for unemployment reduction and entrepreneurial development.Accelerated development policies on building infrastructure
Peace and Security
Step so far
  • Partnered with  stakeholders to secure our waterway
  • Engagement of citizens resident in the creek in continuous
dialogue to consolidate the security and strict enforcement of laws
  • Arrest and prosecution of some Criminal elements
  • Enhanced Logistic support for Security Agencies
  • Accelerated focused development of riverine and rural oil
producing areas through DESOPADEC
Stability and Calm
  • Foreign investors are now visiting areas that were considered "NO GO" places
  • All parties are now working towards goal of development in the area
  • September 2007: International soccer friendly between Nigeria and Lesotho
held in Warri hosting thousand of visitors from around the continent  
  • Renewed Communal policing plan being implemented with the Police Force
receiving materials to enforce security around the State
  • Inclusive evaluation mechanism to ensure sustainable peace and calm in the state

Future Plans
  • Key issues in security is addressing the development issues of the communities and creating economic opportunities
  • Promoting opportunities to enhance investment flow and economic activities
2  Human Capital Development
Our Focus
  • Capacity Building-training and re-tooling labour pool
  • Unemployment Reduction Programmes
  • Small Business Development
  • Micro-Credit Schemes
Our First Step
  • Intensified collation of database of unemployed and business owners, especially SMEs.
  • Commenced capacity building for graduates of tertiary institutions to increase their skill
sets and  knowledge base
  • Activating skills acquisition centres and programmes for school leavers
  • Business management motoring for small business owners
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