OKPELLA – The Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has been commended for the ongoing construction of Ogiriga, Afokpella, Okugba, Imiekuri township road with Awuyemi spur in Okpella.
The commendation was made by His Royal Majesty Alhaji (Dr) Andrew Yakubu Dirisu the Okuokpellagbe of Okpella in a chat with The Nigerian OBSERVER.
The Royal father who described the Comrade Governor as a man of integrity with strong passion for development of the state, said that the ongoing construction of Okpella roads have brought unlimited joy to him and the people.
He said that the governor, who earlier assured him of his determination to fix Okpella roads, has made that dream a reality, adding that the road is germaine to the socio-economic development of Okpella.
He further stated that when completed, the people of Okpella will never forget the
Comrade Governor, noting that he has gone to inspect the project with an assurance from the project manager, Mr. Louai that the job would be done to specification.
He however called on the entire people of Okpella to show love, support and solidarity with Comrade Oshiomhole in his avowed commitment to the development of Edo State.
The Executive Chairman, Etsako East Local Government Council, Hon. Suleiman Afegbua who also commended the Governor for the ongoing road project, said that a new phase has been added to the socio-economic and political history of Okpella.
While expressing joy over the numerous projects of the governor in Okpella, he said that the “Oshiomhole bulldozers” are now speaking for him.
Hon. Afegbua called on the people to demonstrate their support by turning out enmass to vote for All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2015 polls.
Former Edo State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), now APC Chieftain Barr. Edward Sado said that his consistent message to the people of Okpella that Comrade Oshiomhole is a man of his words, has been justified.
He stated that the ongoing construction of Okpella roads has brought relief and hope to the people of Okpella, stressing that the essence of governance is the provision of quality life for the governed.
While calling on the people to vote massively for APC candidates in the 2015 elections, he maintained that APC controlled government would tackle the problems of insecurity, poverty and under-development.
Speaking on behalf of Okpella Women, Hon. Patience Kadiri stated that the greatest thing that Oshiomhole has done to Okpella is the on-going construction of Okpella roads.
She said that the benefits of this roads are many, adding that farm produce, solid minerals and movement of the people within Okpella would be done without tears.
She said that as major beneficiaries of the project, Okpella women should turn out in large numbers to support the Governor in the 2015 polls and beyond.
The Project Manager of the contracting firm, Mr. Louai, stated that the speed with which the project started 3 weeks ago will be sustained with quality, adding that they have the capacity to work during the rains.
It would be recalled that the Comrade Governor flagged off the construction of this road, 3 weeks ago to connect a large part of Okpella.

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