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The House adjusted the original capital expenditures of N85.595 billion to N84.474 billion, while the original recurrent expenditure of N73.617billion was also adjusted to N75.587 billion

He said: “I congratulate the good people of Edo State, and indeed the entire people of Nigeria for seeing yet another year. For us in Edo State, the outgoing year was generally peaceful and marked by growth in all sectors of the economic life of the state

A Government statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Prof Julius Ihonvbere, said Mr Obazele was until his appointment the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Youth and Sports

Speaking at the different commissioning points, the Ogba Market Road, Ogiesoba Road, Osuan Road (Vegetable Market Road) and Golf Course Road, now renamed Tom Ikimi Lane, Oshiomhole said Government will continue to do more even in the face of dwindling resources

Several residents fled from the community because of the clash, while properties worth millions of naira were destroyed during the conflict

The command’s Public Relations Officer, Moses Eguavoen, who received the angry lawyers on behalf of the commissioner, promised to bring the perpetrators to book.

He advised the new leadership to carry on with the projects started by the former chairman. The Governor urged the Chairman to have the courage and strength of character to deliver the promises of good governance to all the wards and across the local government area

According to the governor: “I remain convinced about the merit of paying teachers better than the rest of the civil servants, which was why Edo State was one of the first to implement the teachers Special Allowance of 27.5 per cent

While declaring open the 2013 Law Week of the NBA, Benin Branch, on Monday, the governor said: “Recently, I watched the president of the NBA, saying in Yenogoa, Beyelsa State, that the Governors’ Forum should be discarded

The governor, who used the opportunity to dispel the insinuations by the opposition parties in the state that the fire could have been an attempt to conceal records of alleged missing State Universal Basic Education Board money, said it had nothing to do with the removal of the former Commissioner for Education or the sacking of the board