Engineer Victor Oritsetimeyin Wood is the Executive Director, Directorate of planning , Research and Statistics (DPRS) in DESOPADEC, a directorate he describes as the engine room of the Commission.
In this interview with the duo of Larry Mogbeyiteren and Ibru Nejuvie in his office, he brought his vast private sector background to bear in his new assignment.
DESOPADEC TODAY: What is the role of the Directorate of Planning, Research and Statistics (DPRS) in DESOPADEC?
In a nutshell, I see the Directorate of Planning, Research and Statistics as the engine room of DESOPADEC. I will start from
Warri North Local Government Area Chairman, Mr. Francis Maku ‐ Eyituoyor has lauded Governor Ifeanyi Okowa over the appointment of Mr. Godwin Ebosa as Chairman of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC.
He also commended the governor for his commitment to raise the bar of development for the people as the state marks the 24th anniversary of its creation.
Maku‐Eyituoyor said that as a former council Chairman with a radiant antecedence in the private sector, Ebosa has the experience of managing financial, human and material resources efficiently, attributes, which he will bring to bear in administering the affairs of the Commission to the satisfaction of oil bearing communities and the state government.
The Managing Director of DESOPADEC, Chief William Makinde has stated that his mission and vision for the Commission is to lift people out of poverty through infrastructural and human capital development.