On August 28, 2015, the Governor of Delta State, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa inaugurated the third Board of DESOPADEC since its creation in 2006 with a clear mandate to develop the oil producing areas of the state.
Inaugurating the 14-man Board at the Unity Hall, Asaba, the Governor tasked them to be sound in corporate
governance and provide greater accountability and transparency. He advised the Board to draw up projects
using the bottom-top approach for implementation as there is no room for incompetence and greed and called for greater discipline and sacrifice from them.
Those inaugurated as members of the Board includes : Hon.Godwin Ebosa (Chairman), Chief William Makinde (Managing Director), as well as four Executive Directors -Chief Askia Ogieh, Hon Chris Ochor Ochor, Mr Philip Gbasin, and Engr Victor Oritsetimeyin Wood.
Itsekiri representative in the newly constituted Board of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Engr. Victor Oritsetimeyin Wood has thanked the Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwatse II for finding him worthy to be presented for the appointment.