DELTA State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has described the multi-billion naira Effurun-Otor/Ovwor Bridge as very vital as it will meet the yearnings of the people to have access roads to their communities.
Governor Okowa who paid an inspection visit to the site of the bridge constrction expressed satisfaction that the contractor was delivering the project to specifications and on schedule.
“The people of the impacted communities in Ughelli South local government area virtually turned the inspection visit to campaign rally as they rolled out drums, singing and justifying why Governor Okowa should be returned unopposed in his re-election bid.”
“When we make promises, we try as much as possible, relying on God to keep the promise; no part of Delta State should be deprived of basic amenities, no matter who is involved that is why we are constructing roads in the creeks”
The Commissioner for Works, Chief James Augoye disclosed that the bridge and road projects would cost more than N2 billion.
“The Governor is very passionate about road construction, he believes that communities in the state should be linked by road because of the socio-economic benefits of having good infrastructure”.