13 July 2011
The ministry of Niger Delta has constituted a framework for the execution of projects worth about $750,000 that would address the public, social and institutional development sectors in the region.
Under the programme being launched in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme, UNDP and the World Bank, a designed framework which will fast-track the development of the region with the use of expertise across the states will be effected.
Minister of Niger Delta, Elder Godsday Orubebe, made this known at a meeting with donor agencies and management of the ministry yesterday, in
Orubebe who informed that the meeting was an official start for the development of the region, also said that President Goodluck Jonathan was committed to the project of the ministry and so should not be discouraged.
As part of fundings to implement the projects, he stated that the UNDP and the World Bank have donated $150,000 each towards the execution of the project with a view to sustaining the programme as partners in development.