Buhari approves N80bn for reconstruction of Sapele-Benin, Amukpe-Agbor roads

Written by on November 29, 2022

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the release of a sum of N80billion for the reconstruction of the Sapele-Benin road and Amukpe-Agbor-Uromi roads.

The Deputy President of the Senate and APC governorship candidate in Delta, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, made this disclosure on Monday during a meeting with members of the Christian Council of Nigeria, held in Sapele.

According to Omo-Agege, he had requested Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, to know the status of the road all the way from Petroleum Training Institute to Agbor, when he became deputy president of the Senate.

He said this was because he knew the contract had been awarded previously and requested a review so he could put it in the Niger Delta Development Commission budget.

Omo-Agege also said it would be insanity to repeat the same thing over again and expect different results adding that Okowa has failed to develop Delta State.

He assured that if elected governor he would create an enabling environment for companies that have left Delta State as a result of insecurity and other factors to return.

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