By Ogude Samuel (Warri)
The Federal Govern-ment under the leadership of Presi-dent Mohamadu Bahari has commissioned the constructed phrase l and ll of Okerenkoko Community Township Roads in Warri South West Local Area just as it commissioned the reconstructed 20.29 kilometres Obotobo l and ll / Sokebolu /Yokri in Ogulagha in Burutu Local Government Area of the state among other roads in the state.
The commissioning which took place yesterday, Friday at different communities in the state attracted dignitaries from all walks of life especially the PDP party faithful.
Speaking at the commissioning, President Mohammadu Buhari who was represented his Vice, Professor Yemi Osinbajo said the federal government is poised to better the lots of the people especially the riverine communities as their contributions towards the growth and development. of nation is noted as greater percentage of the wealth of nation comes the area.
He said the people should expect more dividends of democracy as there would be commissioning of more projects in the riverine communities especially at Okerenkoko as a community.
He said:” the Federal Government is poised to better the lots of the people by commissioning of more projects in the state “.
Professor Osinbajo said the region has contributed and is contributing to the nation’s economy, adding that they deserve better treatment.
He therefore charged the people to be law abiding and co- operate with government at all levels to make them enjoy the dividends of democracy.
Earlier, the State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa expressed thanks for the Vice President, Professor Osinbajo for the commissioning of the projects and promised to work in synergy with the federal government to better the lives of Deltans.
He said:” the state government is determined to create conducive atmosphere for the growth and development of the state and justify the objective of state government ‘s Stronger Delta”.
Giving the analysis of the phase 1 and 11 constructed roads, the Commissioner of Works, Delta State,Hon James Augoye said these phase one and two road projects are the ones that have been completed saying that the phase three is still under construction and will be completed in a shortest possible time.
He said the state government under the leadership of Sent.Dr Ifeanyi Okowa is determined to construct more roads in this second tenure especially in the riverine areas of the state.
He said:” it is these phase one and two road projects have been completed so far, the phase three of the project is still on going and will be completed soon”.
He thanked the State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa for his efforts in making the state one of the best among the states of the federation by embarking on more projects saying that no doubt, the various projects have transformed the state.
He said :” l wish to express thanks for our state Governor’s efforts in making sure that these roads projects are completed because they have added
value to the lives of our people “.
The highpoint of the occasion was the cutting of the tape amidst cheers.