NAIG commend Ereyitomi for sponsoring Federal Institute of Fisheries Research Bill, says it will boost economic growth
By Tetsoma Neyin
Following the recent Bill on the establishment of a Federal Institute of Fisheries Research sponsored by Hon. Chief Thomas Ereyitomi, member representing the Warri Federal Constituency, the National Association of Itsekiri Graduates (NAIG), has commended the eloquent law-maker for sponsoring Bill which according to the group will boost economic growth in the Itsekiri Nation as well as the entire Niger Delta region.
The Apex Itsekiri Graduates Alumni Body stated that the Bill which has passed first reading on the floor of the Federal House of Representatives will open doors for good fishing business and methodology that will in turn improve the economic development and livelyhood of the constituency.
Speaking to Warri Voice Newspaper, the National President of the renowned Association, Comr.Ben Eyitemi Eburajolo said that due to the aquatic life and dwelling of the people of his constituents, sponsoring such a bill which will be established in Ogidigben community in Warri South West L. G.A will help improve on research of the different species of fishes which will enhance fishing business and serve as another source of revenue for the Nation.
Comr. Eburajolo who expressed delight, appreciated Chief Ereyitomi for sponsoring the bill at this critical time where oil exploration has completely destroyed the fishing activities of the affected communities, stressing that the proposed site for the institution has a huge advantage in Warri Federal Constituency since it is close to the Atlantic Ocean.
He further called on NASS to expedite action in passing the Bill as the institution will serve as a hub for teaching and learning in the area of fishing methodology for exportation and importation as the water is a natural aquatic channel for advance research in all kinds of fishes in the river.