16th July 2024

Otovwodo Community Lauds Gov Oborevwori For Ongoing Massive Road Construction

Otovwodo Community Lauds Gov Oborevwori For Ongoing Massive Road Construction

The people of Otovwodo community in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State have commended Governor Sheriff Oborevwori on the massive ring roads construction at the popular Otovwodo Junction, Ughelli.

The road construction involving concrete pavement and asphalt overlay of Uduere Road popularly known as Ovie Palace Road with side drains; Okogbe Road road leading to the Ughelli Port Harcourt highway as well as Oyakemeagbegha street off Ughelli/Patani Express and Ohre Street off Ughelli/Asaba Expressway, opposite the Ughelli stadium and the Construction of Edo street and Rehabilitation of Royal Avenue/Agbarha road was meant to decongest traffic from Otovwodo junction.

Speaking during an inspection of the projects, immediate past President-General of Otovwodo community, Duke Shokare thanked Governor Sheriff Oborevwori for initiating the roads.

He said that Otovwodo community was grateful to Governor Oborevwori for the massive expansion of roads in the community noting that when completed it will enhance free flow of traffic in the busy community.

Shokare further said the roads would help open up more vistas for development with the expected expansion for the community.

“We are grateful to Governor Sheriff Oborevwori for remembering Otovwodo community with the ring road project. This is very good and laudable and we can’t thank him enough.

“Commuters and residents of Otovwodo had continued to suffer from perennial traffic jam at the busy junction over the years and the ring road construction creating various bypass and diversions from the ever busy junction is indeed a great relief.

“This idea of the Governor is novel and we appreciate him for his kind gesture even though we look forward to the construction of a flyover at the Otovwodo junction as a permanent solution to the traffic menace.”

The community leader also lauded the State Commissioner for Works Highways and Urban Roads, Comrade Reuben Izeze for his prompt response to some complaints raised on the road construction assuring that the community would continue to give necessary cooperation to the contractors to deliver the jobs seamlessly and to the best of quality.

As for Comrade Izeze, when asked why he decided to embark on a site inspection visit considering that the day was a public holiday?
He responded that there were no public holidays in his ministry.

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