Delta State approves drainage for Warri, Effurun – Independent Observers

Delta State approves drainage for Warri, Effurun

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By Andy Chukwu

The Delta State Government has approved the construction of drainage in Warri and Effurun to control flooding in the areas.

Mr Charles Aniagwu, the State Commissioner for Information, who made this known on Friday, said that the approval for the drainage in the area was part of the state government’s efforts at addressing flooding in the state.

Aniagwu explained that the project would cover first and second phases and that work on it would commence in the emerging dry season “to ensure that results are yielded quickly and efficiently without fear of interruption by rain’’.

He also disclosed that the government approved the construction of roads, including the ones linking Ote-Okpu and Owanta, and Aliesimie to Abavo.

He added that the council gave approval for the construction of Mother and Child Advanced Medical Diagnostics Centre in Ika North East Local Government Area.

Aniagwu said the purpose is to reduce the level of mother and child morbidity and promote the wellness of mother and child in the state.

He further stated that the government had approved the construction of a Film Village and Entertainment Park in Ugbolu, near Asaba to boost the entertainment industry in the state as well as create employment for Deltans.  

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