By Festus Ahon
ASABA—AS part of towards ensuring delivery of quality projects, Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, yesterday directed officials of the Ministry of Works to always be at construction sites for close monitoring of projects.
Okowa who gave the directive while inspecting the Old Lagos/Agbor road project, Ozanogogo/Alisimie road, just after he commissioned Upper Imudia road and Dr White Street all in Ika South local government area of the State amidst jubilation from the people, said his administration would not compromise on the delivery of projects to specifications.
Noting that the Old Lagos/Asaba road project commenced in 1999, the Governor heaved a sigh of relief that the project would be delivered in 2017.
He said; “this road is very important to the socio-economic life of the people, its early completion would impact positively on the lives of the people.” Okowa who was accompanied by political office holders and excited community leaders, however expressed satisfaction at the quality of jobs being delivered .
Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Works, Mr. Donatus Umukoro who explained the level of work done on behalf of the Commissioner for Works, Chief James Augoye, said the delivery date for the old Lagos/Asaba road had to be shifted to 2017 because of the bureaucratic process.