Delta Govt. approves completion of Ughelli – Asaba Road, construction of Kwale-Beneku bridge, others

Posted by Enweliku Kent | 13 December 2018 | 1,426 times

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•Governor Okowa

Delta State Government has approved the completion of the dualisation of Section C2 (Ogwashi-Uku to Asaba axis) of the Ughelli – Asaba Road.

The State Commissioner for Information, Ogbueshi Patrick Ukah, disclosed this while speaking with newsmen after the State Executive Council (EXCO) meeting presided over by the State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, in Asaba on Tuesday.

He said that also approved is the construction of Kwale-Beneku Bridge and approach roads in Ndokwa West and Ndokwa East local government areas, as well as the construction of Olomoro internal roads in Isoko South.

According to the Information Commissioner, the construction of Engr. Oyubu Godspower Street to link Ibori Road in Oghara, Ethiope West and that of Kpakiama link roads in Bomadi Local Government were equally approved

Other roads that got the nod of the EXCO are the construction of Obi-Ogo Eziokpor/Umuoshi Eziokpor Road in Ukwuani Local Government, that of access road from Otumara Road to Western Delta University, Oghara, Ethiope West, Egbo bypass, Igbide, Isoko South, Niki-Tobi and Market Roads, Essama in Bomadi Local Government.

Ogbueshi Ukah stated that majority of the decisions taken were in line with the determination of the State Government to take advantage of the dry season to achieve tremendous mileage in construction of roads.

He further disclosed that the State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Hon. Chiedu Ebie, informed members of EXCO of the flag-off of the training programme for Principals and Teachers by the wife of the State Governor, Dame Edith Okowa.

These approvals, Ukah said, “are confirmations that the State Governor, Dr. Okowa, truly deserves the award of ‘Driver of Infrastructural Development in Nigeria’ bestowed on him by the Nigerian Infrastructural Development Awards 2018 in Lagos, recently.”

Source: News Express

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