The Delta State Deputy Governor, His Excellency, Barrister Kingsley Burutu Otuaro, commissioning the four units of two semidetached bungalows which was embarked on by the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC) at Okerenkoko. On his right is Olorogun Williams Makinde (MD, DESOPADEC) and while on his left is Chief Favour Izoukumor (DESOPADEC Commisioner representing Ijaw Ethnic Nationality). Photo by: GbaramatuVoice
…200 housing unit soon to be commissioned
GBARAMATU – Okerenkoko, a community situated in Gbaramatu Kingdom of Warri South West Local Government Area, Delta State, was agog today as the state deputy governor, Barrister Kingsley Burutu Otuaro, commissioned four units of two semidetached bungalows which was embarked on by the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC) in the community.
In his address at the occasion, Barrister Otuaro stated that the facility is meant for use by teachers and medical personnel posted to the locality.
“To whom much is given much is expected. This is some of the projects that are been embarked upon by the Delta State Government under Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
“We ask for your continued cooperation and support to do even much more. We count on your votes in the forthcoming general elections in 2019.
“So, we call on everyone to go and get their Permanent Voters Card (PVC) so as to cast their votes for the PDP when it matters,” he stated.
He affirmed that other meaningful projects are soon to be embarked upon which will ultimately impact on the community in terms of aesthetics and value.
Barrister Otuaro stressed that the current trend of development in the area is worthy of commendation and as such all hands should be on deck such that the people should show appreciation always.
He disclosed that there are chains of laudable projects, two hundred (200) housing units of four bedroom flats, ongoing in different parts of the community and that very soon they will be completed and handed over to the people one after the other.
He also disclosed that roads been constructed in the area would be commissioned soon.
The deputy governor stressed that with the way infrastructures are been sited in the locality in no distant time Okerenkoko would soon become a tourist site.
In his welcome address, Olorogun Williams Makinde, the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of DESOPADEC, stated that the commissioned project is one of the best that has been embarked on so far by the commission.
He gave kudos to the contractor, Ajalous Hilltop, for completing the project ahead of schedule even as it has not gotten its full payment. He also praised the youth of the community for their show of maturity while the project was been executed.
Chairman and Secretary of the Okerenkoko Federated Communities, Kingsley Oturubo and Sokoto Ebikonde, applauded the deputy governor for his untiring efforts in ensuring that the locality is not left behind in the scheme of things while assuring that they will continue to support all the aspirations of the state government.
Managing Director of Ajalous Hilltop, the company that handled the project, Louis Otuisi, said that his company will continue to work according to schedule and ensure that its jobs are handled with due diligence.
“We will continue to deliver on our promises and ensure that standards are adhered to,” he concluded.
By Brakerekebina Birinimighan
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