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Delta State Government approves construction of more roads in 3 senatorial districts

By News Express on 10/02/2017

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Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa.
Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa.

As part of the quest of the Delta State Government to give Deltans motorable roads, the State Executive Council has approved the contracts for the construction of roads in the three Senatorial Districts.

Speaking to journalists after the State Executive Council meeting held in Asaba on Thursday, the state Commissioner for Information, Mr. Patrick Ukah, disclosed that the contracts are for the construction of Idheze Bypass to Okpe Isoko in Isoko South Local Government Area and the construction of Agbor-Alidinma Road in Ika South Local Government Area.

Also approved is the reconstruction of failed portions of Ewhu-Orere Road and the construction of Ataiga Street in Ewhu, Ughelli South Local Government Area.

Mr. Ukah revealed that the construction of Idheze Bypass to Okpe Isoko will provide a shortcut between Idheze and Okpe Isoko, it will save travel time and enhance evacuation of agricultural produce.

The construction of access road to Agbor-Alidinma will also enhance evacuation of agricultural produce as well as provide access to Agbor-Alidinma and Obiduhon communities, the Commissioner for Information said.

He added that the reconstruction of failed portions of Ewhu-Orere Road and construction of Ataiga Street, Ewhu, will link major institutions within Ewhu community, enhance evacuation of agricultural produce and provide access to Orere and other communities on the other side of the Orere River.

The Commissioner for Information further disclosed that the maintenance of roads in Warri and Effurun are either fully completed or near completion.

He listed the roads to include PTI Road, Alegbo/Ugbolokposo Road, Jakpa Road, Esize Road, Swamp Road and NPA Bypass.

Source News Express

Posted 10/02/2017 5:31:23 PM


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