Delta State Governor, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori had commissioned Phases One and Two of flood control measures encompassing a 16km road around Madonna College, Asaba.
The ceremony, on Thursday marked a significant achievement in Delta State’s ongoing efforts to combat the recurring issue of flooding in the Capital Territory.
The event was attended by Sir Monday Onyeme, the Deputy Governor, and the honorable Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, along with members of both the State House of Assembly and the Executive Council. Prominent government officials, including the Secretary to the State Government, were also present.
Governor Oborevwori stressed the importance of the commissioning, highlighting its representation of the successful realization of extensive endeavors to address flooding in the area.
The comprehensive project involved the construction of 29 roads spanning a total of 16km, accompanied by 31.45km of drainage systems. These infrastructures extended across Oshimili North and Oshimili South local government areas, encompassing roads on the Madonna College Road and connecting streets.
The design aims to connect with the existing Storm Water Discharge drain on DBS and Cabinet Road via Mariam Babangida Road.
This ambitious 16km flood control initiative stand as a testament to the effectiveness of strategic planning and prudent governance.