By Festus Ahon
UGHELLIâ€”Delta State Government,Â has warned youths in the state against acts capable of disrupting the peace in the state. Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan, who handed down the warning, weekend, also said the viewing centres built in the 25 local government areas of the state,Â were to cater for the recreational needs of the less-privileged in the state.
Uduaghan, who commissioned the Ughelli viewing centre, said the Ughelli township road dualization project was dear to his administration, reiterating that government was committed to the completion of the road dualization project.
According him, the road when completed, will boost the socio-economic lives of the people of the area. Represented by the State Commissioner for Special Duties, Warri Water Project, Chief Fred Majemite, he said that the contract for the installation of street lights in the Ughelli metropolis has also been awarded, asÂ government was committed to the socio-economic transformation of all parts of the state.
Enjoining the people, particularly the youths, to shun violence and sustain the existing peace in the state, he said indigent students of the state origin should take advantage of governmentâ€™s gesture to enroll for the West African Examination Council, WAEC, and National Examination Council, NECO.
He said that apart from the free maternal healthcare, the state government has also provided a free healthcare for children under the age of five years, urging the people to protect government facilities in their areas and register so that they can cast their votes for him in the 2011 general elections.