The paramount Leader of the Idoma people of Benue State, Och’Idoma Dr Elias Ikoyi Obekpa has assured of adequate protection of projects to be executed within his domain by the Hydro-electric Power Producing Areas Commission, HYPADEC.
Dr Ikoyi-Obekpa gave the assurance when he received the Governing Council of HYPADEC who paid him homage at his Palace in Otukpo.
He commended the Federal Government for setting up the Commission to tackle problems of ecology which have caused Environmental degradation and rendered people homeless over the years.
The Idoma Paramount Leader therefore advised the Commission to be diligent in its assignment to justify the essence for its creation by the Government.
The Chairman, Governing Council HYPADEC, Mr Terfa Ityav explained that the visit was to familiarize with the Idoma Traditional Council and also to receive Royal blessing.
Mr Ityav appealed for synergy between the people of Benue South to enable them execute projects in line with their mandate.#