By Festus Ahon
UGHELLIâ€”THE Delta State Governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan, yesterday, commissioned the Olomu Bridge and Jeremi township road. HeÂ reiterated the determination of his administration to boost the socio-economic life of rural dwellers in the state.Â
He also commended Wokson Construction Company for the good work it did on the Jeremi township roads and urged indigenous road contractors to emulate the company.
Commissioning the two projects in Ughelli South Local Government Area,Â Uduaghan said the Olomu Bridge, which was started about 29 years ago, has been completed by his administration.
On the Jeremi township road, the Governor said the road project was meant to transform the area and give it a look befitting of a local government headquarters.
Uduaghan who was overwhelmed by the quality of work done by Wokson, said the state government was satisfied with the job done by the company on the Jeremi township road.
Isiokolo General Hospital
The Governor also commissioned the Isiokolo General Hospital. He said the state government was committed to its free maternal healthcare programme.
Fielding questions from newsmen moments after the commissioning, chairman of Wokson Construction Company, Chief Willy Oki, said the company was determined to execute contracts awarded to it according to specifications.
He commended the state government for the pace of development in the state and urged Deltans to continue in their support for the state government. In his welcome address, the President General of Olomu Kugbere Development Union, Olororun Moses Taiga commended the state government for the completion of the Olomu Bridge.Â According to him, the bridge had earlier defied all efforts aimed at its completion, adding that the commissioning represented a major breakthrough in the kingdomâ€™s struggle for the development of the community.