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Lawmaker reads riot act to contractor

By Festus Ahon

UGHELLI—DEPUTY Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly, Mr. Basil Ganagana, has threatened to recommend the contractor handling the second phase of the multi-million naira Bulu-Angiama road project in Patani Local Government Area for appropriate sanctions if it failed to step up the level of work to ensure the completion of the road on schedule.

Ganagana, who represents the constituency in the State House of Assembly, expressed displeasure at the firm’s attitude to work last weekend when he paid an unscheduled visit to the community to inspect the road five kilometres road project.

The lawmaker, who was visibly angry by the absence of workers on site, stated that the conduct of the contractor was unacceptable to the people and noted that Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan meant well for the people of the area by approving the construction of the road to ameliorate their suffering.

“I am very disappointed at the manner the contractor is handling this work. This road is very important to this community, that is why the state governor awarded the contract to ensure that the dividend of democracy gets to the people. The contractor would not be allowed to rubbish the good intention of His Excellency, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan,” he said.

He expressed satisfaction with the pace of work on the two blocks of four classrooms under construction at Bulu-Angiama Secondary School, even as the contractor promised hand over of the project to the state government for commissioning soon.


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