The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has inaugurated nine new roads in Delta State as part of its on-going handing over of completed projects exercise.
The roads include two township roads in Ovwian, three rigid pavement roads in Uvwie council area, two roads in Warri South, a rigid pavement road in Orhuwhorun town and internal road in Ozoro Polytechnic, Isoko North.
Inaugurating the roads, NDDC Managing Director, Dr. Christian Oboh represented by Delta State Representative on the Board of the Commission, Chief Solomon Ogba, said the road projects were designed to enhance growth in the region.
“We want to give NDDC a new face in line with the President’s directives. We want people to see what we have done with the resources available to us”. He declared.
At Udu Local Government Area, where three roads were inaugurated, the President General of Ovwian community, Mr. William Saiki, thanked the NDDC for putting smiles on the faces of the people.
“This project, has indeed brought to an end the suffering experienced by residents of Izomo and the community at large”, he said.
The Transition Chairman of Udu LGA, Raymond Edijala, commended NDDC over the quality of the job and pledged maximum utilization, while the Rector, Delta State Polytechnic Dr. Jacob Oboreh described NDDC as a trail blazer.