Executive chairman, Ovia North East Local Government Area of Edo State, Hon. Collins Ogbewe, is set to conduct foundation laying stone of a primary healthcare centre and the Ogun international market initiated through self-help by the enogie, His Royal Highness, Iyi-Ewuare Eguaveon and elders of Orovie village in the present day Ovia North East Local Government Area of the state to cushion the economic and social hardship in the locality.

The village head and elders also expressed their gratitude to the council boss for recently taken a proactive step to grant the request of constructing the primary healthcare centre and the market by sending high delegation led by the Chief Engineer of the council and his team to inspect the sites.

They described the local government chairman as a true democrat and patriot who has distinguished himself through exemplary leadership to the people in terms of both infrastructural and human capital development since assuming responsibility in the council.

The enogie and elders affirmed their support for the council boss and reiterated their resolve to communicate the eligible day for the foundation laying stone for these laudable projects to the council boss to enable him attend.

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They also called for collaboration between the state government and villages in the state for the purposes of bringing dividends of democracy to the people, adding there are about 10 villages under Orovie village which have lacked healthcare services and other infrastructure for decades, despite their roles in every subsequent election.

They commended Governor Godwin Obaseki for his unwavering dispositions in giving priority attention to health sector, just as they have solicited the support and commitment of his Excellency to ensure speedy completion of these projects.

They added that the people, especially the pregnant women, usually suffer untold hardship in accessing healthcare delivery system as a result of the deplorable roads in the locality.