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Delta State Capital Territory To Wear New Look

By Kenneth Orusi, The Nigerian Voice, Asaba
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In its determination to make Asaba and its environs befit its status of capital territory, the Delta State government has approved massive roads construction to give it a face-lift.

The State Executive Council (SEC), meeting held Tuesday in Government House, Asaba, saw the approval for a total rehabilitation and asphalt overlay of four roads in the capital territory.

The state Commissioner for Information, Mr. Patrick Ukah, who spoke after the meeting listed the approvals to include the rehabilitation and asphalt overlay of Ibusa Road (from Nnebisi Road to Benin/Asaba Expressway), Asaba, and the construction of Ambassador Leo Okogwu Road (from Onwuegbuzie Street junction to Osuzoka Street in Zappa), Asaba.

Others are the rehabilitation and asphalt overlay of Jesus Saves Road (from Summit Road junction to Onwuegbuzie Street junction) and Onwuegbuzie Street (from Jesus Saves Road junction to Nnebisi Road by Konwea Plaza), Asaba, and the construction of NCC Institute/State's Owner-Occupier Housing Estate/CBN Housing Estate Road, off Asaba-Ugbolu-Illah Road, Ugbolu, Oshimili North Local Government Area.

Mr. Ukah further disclosed that the construction of Creme Suites Road, Owa-Ekei, (from old Lagos-Asaba Road to Kingsway Street junction) in Ika North East, the rehabilitation and construction of various roads in Ekakpamre, Ughelli South and the construction of Queens Street, Boji Boji, Agbor, Ika South, were equally approved.