Delta Commissioner for Works: Augoye in the eyes of History


BY: Nelson Agbajor

Chief James Augoye, the present Delta State Commissioner for Works who is presently changing the political narrative of Okpe Local Government Area by playing politics with human face whereby making life meaningful for those that seek his assistance in one way or the other.

Chief James Augoye is a house hold name in the politics of Delta State due to his enormous performance as Commissioner for Works which gave birth to his reappointment by the Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa.

Since first assuming office in 2015, Augoye has been able to interpret the smart initiatives of the State Governor who has been nicknamed “Road Master” in recognition of his outstanding accomplishments in road construction spanning over 407 roads, and several line drainages spread across the State.

With his unalloyed and total commitment to serving the good people of Delta State
spanning over decades and having held major positions of responsibility without blemish as well as maintaining a high ethical records of integrity and unvarnished rectitude, Chief James Augoye an astute administrator , a man characterized with professional excellence, laudable
achievements, operational efficiency, administrative fastidiousness
in its entire entirety, no doubt has demonstrated the true spirit of support and leadership to the good people of Delta State through effective representation as the Commissioner for Works in the state.

For this selfless service to the good people of Delta State through his transformation of various road projects accros the state, Chief James Augoye has been described by many as ‘ the man of the people, a leader with a
pragmatic approach, a beacon of hope not only to the Okpe nation but Delta State in general and a leader
per excellence.

The administration of Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa would not be complete if the name of the Delta State Commissioner for Works is not been mentioned countless number of times.
This is because, as the Commissioner for Works in the State, Augoye has
contributed his quota in Human-Capital Development, puts his wealth of experience, shown crucially, integrity and sagacity displayed by resolute principle,
runs an open door policy, in line with the SMART AGENDA of the “Road Master”, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa.

Augoye’s political history that has brought him this far can never be over emphasize; this is because, while in office as a councellor, a local government chairman and a Commissioner, the Okpe born politician outstanding performance is second to none and as a man, he matches his words with actions.

A good number of roads in the state have been given a new face lift, vergin lands being transformed into motorable roads, drinages everywhere, the work is endless and this is a testimony of stewardship of Chief James Augoye, the Honorable Commissioner for Works, Delta State.

However, Chief James Augoye’s leadership has been criticized in some
quarters but the highly motivated and dedicated Delta Commissioner for Works has so far impressed the widest expectations of his critics ;this group of persons now form a better part of his most vocal supporters and they had no option than to swallow their pride and
Celebrate his achievements.

Speaking comparatively, due to his outstanding contributions to his father land, the Okpe born politician was given the traditional title” Agadagba of the Okpe Kingdom”. Indeed Deltans are happy with the Honorable Commissioner for Wroks having followed the part of greatness in line with the Governor Ifeanyi led administration.


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