My administration will inaugurate quality projects for Deltans – Oborevwori
Attacks On Okowa Fuelled By Failed Politicians’
Delta State Governor, Sheriff Oborevwori, yesterday, said that his administration would ensure that only quality projects that meet specifications are inaugurated for public use.
Oborevwori stated this while addressing journalists after the inspection of some ongoing projects in Asaba and Okpanam areas of the state capital. Projects sites visited included the State High Court complex, Asaba; Phases I and II of the flood control measures around Madonna College Road, Okpanam and drainage channel around Koka through Agbalusia-Ngele street to Federal Technical College, Asaba.
The governor said: “We are considering the transition committee’s report and there are things we can do for Deltans that they will appreciate. And we are already working on those things. In the committee’s report, there are short-term, medium-term and long-term reports, which we are also studying to see what we can do.
“That is why I am going round to inspect projects. I know the ones that we can inaugurate.”
We can’t rush to inaugurate projects that are not properly executed.
“We will inaugurate projects that are executed according to specification, so that when people see such projects, they will indeed know that we have inaugurated well executed projects,” he stated
The governor said a bigger drain would be constructed at the Winners Chapel area along Ibusa Road to channel floodwater around that corridor through Koka to the Federal Technical College.
At the High Court Complex, the contractor assured of the delivery of the project by the end of next month while the flood control measures along Madonna College Road would be delivered in two weeks.
Meanwhile, the former commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu, has alleged that smear campaigns against the immediate past governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, were being sponsored by individuals, who had busied themselves with the struggle for the control of the state’s resources but failed to perpetuate themselves in power.
At a news conference in Asaba, yesterday, Aniagwu recalled that the campaigns of calumny against Okowa commenced in the build up to the governorship election in the state by those who lost out in the contest but using every means to malign and impugn his reputation because he deployed the resources of the state to develop every sector.
“You will recall that ahead of the general elections, there were individuals that had their own candidates in the PDP. They tried as much as possible to see how they could sell their candidates, which we considered as their democratic rights.
“In the course of the build up to the elections, Deltans, particularly members of the PDP, converged on the Stephen Keshi Stadium to elected a candidate of their choice and at the end of the day, Sheriff Oborevwori won to become the candidate of the PDP, and we all saw what followed.
“Now the election is won and lost and government is being formed, they have continued with the bitterness of losing that election, rather than waiting for the next election in 2027. They have gone to court, but rather than staying in court, they went to the media to begin to tell lies, which are totally at variance with the reality,” he added.
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