By Paul Efiong
In its avowed determination to take advantage of the dry season and make roads highly motorable, the Delta Government has approved the construction and rehabilitation of more roads across the three Senatorial Districts in the state.
Speaking after the State Executive Council meeting held at Government House, Asaba, and presided over by the state Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, on Monday the state Commissioner for Information, Chief Patrick Ukah, said that the rehabilitation of Otokutu Axial road and maintenance of Otokutu/Ekrokpe road in Ughelli South and the rehabilitation of Orhuwhorun main road and construction of Ekrovie road in Udu Local Government Area made the list of approvals.
The Commissioner for Information disclosed that the rehabilitation and asphalt overlay of Abavo Circular Road, (Phase 111 from Udomi junction to old Ekuma- Ekwueze road) and additional works on Abavo Circular Road, (Phase 11) in Ika South, and the construction of Oginibo/Ohwahwa Road in Ughelli South were equally approved.
According to Chief Ukah, others are the construction of old Ekwuoma/Umunede road in Ika North East, rehabilitation/overlay of NDC Road and construction of St. Joseph College (Technical) Road, Ozoro, Isoko North, and the construction of Effurun-Otor/Ovwor Bridge and Access Roads in Ughelli South Local Government Area.