road10road9The state commissioner for works honourable James augoye has appealed to deltans to support the developmental strides of Gov. Okowa by maintaining existing infrastructures in the state.

Hon. Augoye made the appeal yesterday when he inspected road projects distributed in the three senatorial districts of the state earmarked for commissioning soon by the state Governor.

He said Gov. Okowa needed the co- operation of all Deltans to sustain the existing peace and security given the recent bombing of pipelines in the riverine areas of the state adding that such activities has adverse effects on the already dwindled economy of the state and the country at large.

The Works commissioner noted that Gov. Okowa had embarked on massive construction of roads despite this challenge.

Hon. Augoye assured that the present administration is poised to achieving sustainable road,network that would link all rural communities to the urban cities.

He urged road users especially those with stalls at the bus stops to refrain from using the drains as dump sites which he said defaced the roads and blocked free flow of Water.

While also calling on owners of properties to make adequate sewage systems to channel their waste instead of using the drains, the works commissioner warned that offenders would be sanctioned to forestall future occurrences.

Chief Augoye further instructed the contractors handling. the road projects earmarked for commissioning to add finishing touches before the scheduled commissioning date.

Representatives of the various contracting firms promised to complete all necessary work on the roads before the dates of commissioning.

Others who spoke include the local Government Chairman of Okpe Local Government Area, Hon. Godwin Edjiyere and the Senior Special Assistant to the state governor Mr. Matthew opouru who lauded Gov. Okowa for carrying out the road projects. In all, a total of 12 roads have been slated for commissioning by Gov. Okowa as part of activities marking his one year in office.

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