By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON
Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC) staff on Tuesday embarked on a peaceful demonstration to thank the management, board and governor of the state over the good things they have done for them.
The staff demonstrated, calling on all aggrieved staff of DESOPADEC to be patient with the governor.
Speaking on behalf of the staff, Monday Avwunukpa Odaka, who is a senior admin official, commended Chief Bashoun Askiah Ogueif as a good
leader and administrator.
“Thanks to DESOPADEC board for creating a medical unit and establishment of a medical centre for staff with a sick bay.
“Thanks to DESOPADEC Board for introduction of annual performances
evaluation report (APER) for the promotion of staff.
“Thanks to Desopadec Management for paying our pension. State Union of not in support of the illegal strike action. Thanks to DESOPADEC for the benefit to all retirees.
“We are happy with the good work of Dr. Senator Okowa who has fulfilled His electoral promises through DESOPADEC.
“All we are saying is calling off the strike. We are here to express our heartfelt gratitude to this present board. Because of the several things they have done,” he said.
Chief Pussel Igbivwei- the CSO DESOPADEC.who received the demonstrating staff said their request and message will be conveyed to the managing director.