The State House of Assembly has confirmed the appointment of Professor Eric Eboh as the Chief Job and Wealth Creation Officer, Delta State Job and Wealth Creation Bureau.
The confirmation followed successfully screening of the nominee during plenary of the House, presided over by the Speaker, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori.
The name of Prof Eric Eboh was forwarded to the House last week for the appointment by the State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa.
The screening exercise commenced immediately the nominee was ushered into the Hallowed Chamber by the Sargent-At-Arm, and introduced himself and local government area of origin as directed by the Speaker.
The Member Representing Ika North East in the House, Hon Anthony Elekeokwuri who was asked to introduce the nominee, having hailed from his constituency, spoke extensively of the sterling qualities of Prof Eboh and his enviable records since the advent of the present administration in the state.
Hon Elekeokwuri said Prof Eboh has contributed so much to various youth employment and wealth creation programs of the Okowa’s Government, stating that his reappointment will further strengthen services in the Delta State Job and Wealth Creation Bureau.
The Lawmaker solicited the cooperation of members for speedy confirmation of the nominee who has been found worthy to serve the state in the capacity of Chief Job and Wealth Creation Officer by the Governor.
Questions raised by the Member Representing Warri SouthWest, Hon Emomotimi Guwor and Aniocha North, Emeka Nwaobi centered on the need for greater efforts towards employment generation and wealth creation in the state.
The Speaker, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori directed the nominee to take a bow and leave the Hallowed Chamber having been successfully screened as required by the law.
He commended the commitment of Prof Eboh in the Okowa’s led government drive towards uplifting standards of lives in the state.
The motion for the confirmation of the appointment was moved by the House Majority Leader, Hon Tim Owhefere and adopted.
The State House of Assembly had passed the Delta State Job and Wealth Creation Law to strengthen the former Job Creation Agency and provide legal backing to its operations.