Edo state House of Assembly at its plenary deliberated on a motion calling on the state government and other relevant government agencies to urgently resuscitate the Sokponba River Resort.
Pius Nsogho reports that the motion which was sponsored by the member representing orhionwon two constituencies, Friday Ogierhiakhi was unanimously supported by the lawmakers.
Sponsor of the motion Friday ogierhiakhi said considering the natural aesthetic and scenery of Sokponba River Resort, it will be beneficial to the state and the nation. If the tourism potential of the area is harnessed.
He pointed out that government had in recognition of the leisure and recreational realities of Sokponba River Resort, commenced a project to developed it into a world-class tourist destination.
The speaker, Mr. Uyi Egbe after a unanimous vote by the legislators directed that copy of the adopted motion be sent to the state government so as to urgently resuscitate the resort centre for the benefit of the people.
Sitting was adjourned till Monday next week.