Okowa inaugurates 12 internal roads to decongest traffic in Asaba


ASABA—GOVERNOR Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has, in continuation of activities marking his second year anniversary, inaugurated 12 internal roads constructed by his administration at Asaba, the state capital, to ease traffic and boost economic activities in the metropolis.

The roads included Isioma Onyeobi Way, through Ngozi Rapu street to Cable Point; Stadium and Capwire road; Odiachi street, Ebenuwa street, Obi Okolotu/Anthony Anonye street, Governor street, and Ojife street, off Nnebisi road. Others are Moloko Street, Nduka Iloba Street, and Casloba crescent with drains and walk ways.

Speaking to journalists after the commissioning, Governor Okowa explained that the road network, which was part of his SMART agenda, would help up-lift socio-economic activities in Asaba, and give a facelift to the state capital.

Assuring that he would fulfil his campaign promises despite paucity of funds, the governor commended the youths and people of Oshimili South local government area for partnering with his government in providing an enabling environment for the contractors to work and deliver the projects within the stipulated time.

Governor Okowa; Speaker, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori (left) and Commissioner for Works, Chief James Augoye (right), at the event.

In his opening remarks, the Director General of Delta State Capital Development Territory Agency, Chief Clement Ofuani said that the Okowa administration has carried out a massive urban renewal in major towns in the state in fulfilment of its electoral campaign promises to Deltans.

He commended the contractors for delivering quality jobs within the stipulated time and assured the people of more dividends of democracy from Governor Okowa’s administration.

At the palace of the Asagba of Asaba, Governor Okowa disclosed plans by his government to rehabilitate Bonsac, Jesus Saves, and Direct Labour roads as well as upgrade infrastructure at the Delta State University, Asaba Campus.

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