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Delta Govt Move to Construct More Roads, Enhance Water Supply   



Right-Left: Delta State Commissioner for Information, Chief Patrick Ukah, Chiedu Ebie, Esq. Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Delta state



Approval have been given by the Government of Dr Ifeanyi Okowa  for the construction of more roads and provision of  5 kilometer water pipe extension to ten Urban areas in the State.

Speaking to journalists at Asaba, yesterday, (20/3/2019), after the State executive Council meeting, Commissioner for Information, Chief Patrick Ukah, listed the areas to benefit from the water project to include; Issele- Uku, Patani, Oghara efe, Ozoro, Kwale, koko, Orerokpe, Burutu, Ubiaroko and Ogwashi- Uku.

Chief Ukah also disclosed that the completion of Effurun Otor/Iwhrekekan/Ughewughe/Eruemukohwaren/Otor-Edo/Usiefurun (phase 1) in Ughelli South Local Government Area and the construction/rehabilitation of Owhe-Ologbo internal roads (Phase I) in Isoko North Local Government Area were approved by the State Executive Council.

Other roads approved for construction are Bethel Oborevwori Crescent/Humphrey Odili Street, Osubi to link James Ovie Street in Okuokoko, and Okuomowa Road, Osubi to link Etakpo Lane/Macnero Road, Okuokoko both in Okpe Local Government Area.

Also included are the construction of Ebise Road, Ekrudo Road and Odumere Road, all in Oria Abraka in Ethiope East Local Government Area, alongside the construction/rehabilitation of internal roads in Orogun such as Hospital Road and Ossai Road.

Continuing,the commissioner said that approval was also given for completion of construction of obstacle-free zone for the runway of the Asaba International Airport (Sectors A and C) as part of measure to fulfill requirements of Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) for the upgrade of the airport.

The renovation/remodeling of the Clinical Building at the Delta State University Teaching Hospital, Oghara, Ehiope East Local Government Area and completion of outstanding works on the construction of the Mini Sports Arena, Koko in Warri North Local Government Area were approved by the council.

He added that confirmation was appointment of HRM, Emmanuel Warewini Arikawei as the Ebenanaowei of Obotebe Kingdom in Burutu Local Government Area.

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