FG commissions roads in Delta community


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.



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