By Godwin Utuedoye, Senior Reporter

 

 

Hon Patrick Ukah, Delta Comm for Information.

Hon Patrick Ukah, Delta Comm for Information.

ASABA- RESIDENTS of Afiesere, Ofuoma and environs in Ughelli North Local Government Area will soon heave a sigh of relief as the Delta State Government has said the road will be completed and handed over in April 2017.

Briefing journalists at the state press centre, Government house, Asaba on Thursday, December 22, 2017, immediately after the state executive council meeting, the Commissioner for Information, Mr. Patrick Ukah, disclosed that work is currently going on at the 8.5 kilometer Afiesere/Ofuoma Road, but noted that the contractor is working on the construction of drains to ensure a lasting and durable road.

Speaking further, Mr. Patrick Ukah maintained that the state government is ready to deliver the dividends of democracy across the state.

Other roads approved, according to the commissioner includes, Abraka Township Road. This he said  include Winners/Jehovah’s Road, rehabilitation of Ozoro-Oleh Road, Burutu  Township Road, rehabilitation and construction of drains at Charles Street, Agbor, Rehabilitation of Obroto Road and rehabilitation of Oha Road and construction of a new bridge in Okpe Local Government Area.

He disclosed that work has commenced between the NPA by pass Road beginning from the new Port gate to the old Port gate in Warri. He however noted that the Federal Government has also awarded that same contract but promised that the state government will work with the federal government.

While assuring of the state government readiness in bettering the life of the people, Mr. Patrick Ukah stated that construction work at the Okpanam Road will resume on January 5, 2017 beginning with the construction of drainages and promised that the road will be completed and handed over by April.

He also said the state government was happy with the performance of the Delta State contingents to the just concluded Abuja Carnival were they came second as the best carnival King, second position as the best carnival Queen, third position as the best regatta display, third position as the best costume display and third position as the best decorated boat. Mr. Ukah said council was happy with this and expressed gratitude to the participants for the feat