The member representing Uvwie Constituency in the Delta State House of Assembly, Honourable Solomon Ighrakpata, has commended state government’s approval for the construction of an access road from Nigercat junction alone DSC-NPA expressway through Izakpo road to the new Tankers park in Ekpan, Uvwie local government area.
Addressing Assembly Correspondents in Asaba after plenary, Honourable Ighrakpata said the construction of an access road to ease vehicular traffic along DSC-NPA expressway was long over due and thanked Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for the bold step.
The Lawmaker, who is the Deputy Chief Whip of the House and Chairman, House Committee on Special Duties, assured that the project, estimated to cost N2.8bn would receive the maximum cooperation of relevant stakeholders in his constituency to ensure its early completion.
Honourable Ighrakpata noted that the people of Uvwie were happy with the development, and commended the State House of Assembly for speedily ratifying the approval of the State Executive Council to construct the access road.
He noted that the road when completed would not only ease movement of petroleum products in the locality, but further open up the area for socio economic activities and growth.
Honourable Ighrakpata assured of continued support of his constituents for the state government, maintaining that the Stronger Delta mantra of the present administration was achievable.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa had on Wednesday sought the ratification of the Delta State House of Assembly for the construction of an access road from Nigercat junction alone DSC-NPA expressway through Izakpo road to the new Tankers park, Ekpan in Uvwie local government area.
The Governor, whose letter was read at plenary by the Speaker, Honourable Sheriff Oborevwori, said the move was informed by the desire to further consolidate the development strides of his administration and enhance the quality of life in Warri, Uvwie and environs.