Gov Oborevwori Allocates N1Bn for DSUST College of Health Project

By Chuks Peter, DELTA

Governor of Delta State, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, announced on Tuesday that his administration has disbursed over N1 billion to the contractor handling the College of Health Sciences project at the Delta State University of Science and Technology (DSUST), located in Ozoro, Isoko North Local Government Area of the State.

Oborevwori made this declaration during the inauguration ceremony of the 4.04km Emevor-Orogun Phase 1, accompanied by 5.555km of side drains at Emevor Community in the Local Government Area.

Acknowledging his predecessor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, under whose tenure the contract for the initial phase of the project was awarded, Governor Oborevwori expressed gratitude to the people of Emevor and the entire Isoko nation for their support, assuring them of his administration’s dedication to fulfilling its promises.

During the event, the Governor also approved the commencement of the second phase of the road project, much to the delight of the attendees, and commended the contractor, Emorock Construction Concepts, for the commendable performance.

Governor Oborevwori stated: “We have released over N1 billion to the contractor handling the College of Health Sciences project at the Delta State University of Science and Technology, Ozoro.

It is a significant project, and I assure you it will be completed by October this year.”

He further declared his commitment to completing ongoing projects inherited from previous administrations, citing his personal inspections of the project site to ensure timely completion.

The Governor highlighted the strategic importance of the Emevor-Orogun road to the local communities, highlighting its positive impact on transportation, economic activities, and living standards.

He assured the community of his administration’s dedication to completing the entire length of the road, which terminates at Orogun, thereby significantly reducing travel time in the area.

In their remarks, Hon. Jonathan Ukodhiko, representing Isoko Federal Constituency, and Hon. Bernard Odior, representing Isoko North constituency, expressed gratitude to Governor Oborevwori for his developmental efforts in the region, particularly the establishment of the College of Health Technology at Ovrode.

The Commissioner for Works, (Rural and Riverine Roads), Mr. Charles Aniagwu, commended the contractor for the timely and high-quality delivery of the project, while reiterating the importance of completing the entire stretch of the road to Orogun.

Welcoming guests earlier, the community leaders expressed gratitude to Governor Oborevwori for completing the first phase of the road and appealed for the award of the contract for Phase 2, extending to Emevor and Orogun Town in Ughelli North Local Government Area.

They also pledged unwavering support for the Governor’s political aspirations.

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