By Unue Emeka,
Deputy Governor of Delta State, Sir Monday Onyeme, has assured that Governor Sheriff Oborevwori’s Administration will work with Delta professionals.
The Deputy Governor gave the assurance in Asaba when the Chairman and members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAN), Asaba District, paid him a courtesy visit,
He assured professionals of the government’s readiness and collaboration in sharing positive ideas and suggestions for the growth and development of the state.
The Deputy Governor said, “When good people that are knowledgeable, sincere, and hard working are in government, the government becomes better and better.
“Government is about service to humanity, for our constituencies to become better and the world, in general, will become a better place.
“Professionals and people with knowledge should not shy away from politics; as an individual, I am encouraging professionals to go into politics.”
He observed that members of ICAN as professionals are qualified to hold any political position and should not shy away from politics.
While saying that accounting is a noble profession, the Deputy Governor commended the Executive of ICAN for keeping the profession high and promised to continually identify with the Institute.
“I am delighted to see my professional colleagues; my joy is that most of you were my students who are now Chartered Accountants.
“We thank God for a day like this; it is the joy and pride of every parent to see their children outshine them, so, I am happy that my students are now Chartered Accountants.
“Nothing will delight a professional more than being amid his colleagues; I will be attending your programs now that I am in Asaba,” the Deputy Governor asserted.
Earlier in their various remarks, Deacon Daniel Odeh, FCA, outgoing Chairman, ICAN, Asaba District Society, and Mrs. Agaunoke Mary, Chairman-elect, said the professional body came to felicitate with the Deputy Governor on his assumption of office.
The courtesy visit was witnessed by the Deputy Chief of Staff, Hon. Christopher Osakwe, and the State Accountant General (A-G), Mrs. Joy Ewan.