By Fred Latimore Oghenesivbe Esq.
Executive Governor of Delta State, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, today June 11, 2019 went round some projects site in Asaba, in apparent and deliberate attempt to ensure that funds so far released equates quality and quantity of construction work ongoing in the affected projects.
Specific projects site inspected by the governor included the construction of Ralph Uwechue Water storm discharge drains along Anwai Road, as well as DBS Road and Government House water storm drains, which upon completion shall put an end to the lingering flooding and erosion problems in the state capital and its environs.
Gov Okowa accompanied by government officials was conducted round the ongoing projects by a routine of Setraco Nigeria engineers who assured the governor and government that the quality and speed of work were in total compliance with contractual terms, job specification and designs.
The governor said Deltans are eager to see the completion of the projects especially as the rainy season approaches, adding that the huge funds allocated to the projects is to ensure the construction of solid storm water drains to practically solve flooding and erosion in Asaba.
He commended Setraco Nigeria, for being a responsible and reliable corporate citizen, and urge it to complete the projects on due date as government shall continue to do the needful in the area of funding and other assistance necessary.
Gov Okowa, during the inspection was interrupted at regular interval with the loud shout “Gov Okowa the Roadmaster” by residents and passersby in those project locations in appreciation of his good governance initiative.