ByÂ Festus Ahon
UGHELLIâ€”THE Chairman of Ndokwa East local government council in Delta State, Elder Chike Ugwummadu, has commended the state governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, for his commitment to the development of Ndokwa nation.
Ugwummadu gave the commendation during the interactive session with journalists in Aboh, headquarters of the council.
He said the Delta State government under the State Integrated Development Programme and Delta State Intra â€“ State Highway (Sector i) on the proposed road, from Asaba, through Oko in Oshimili South to Okpai and Aboh in Ndokwa East local government areas was aimed at bringing development to the people of the area.
According to him, â€œthe ongoing dualization of the Ughelli â€“ Asaba road and the establishment of IPP phase II in Okpai, among others, are good examples to prove to Ndokwa people that Governor Uduaghan loves the land.
He called on the people of the area to continue to support the three-point agenda of Governor Uduaghanâ€™s administration.
He said his administration had been able to construct over 20 projects across the local government, including the construction of a legislative building, Chairmanâ€™s Quarter, secretariat Annex, market at Lagos Iyede Community, Fencing of the Councilâ€™s Secretariat in Aboh and over 15 new boreholes located in different communities.
He said:Â â€œThe council has also renovated over 400 market shops, DPOâ€™s quarter, Aboh, Customary Court Aboh, two water projects at Ashaka and Abala, Oshimili, including the renovation of two schools, Adofi Primary School Ossisa and Niger Basic School, Asaba- Ase.â€
â€œIn addition, my administration has purchased over 50 computers for the local governmentâ€™s administration, procured three speed boats for coaster vigilante patrol and also three caterpillars for maintaining the access roads, furnished the offices of the principal officers of the council and that of the legislative chamber.
â€œWe have also donated 270 three-in-one reading chairs to six primary schools in the area, donated over 20,000 exercise books to all the primary schools in Ndokwa East, computer sets to three primary schools in Ossisa town.â€