Chairman, Owan West Local Government Area, Hon. Frank Ilaboya, has commended Governor Godwin Obaseki’s forthright and people-focused approach to development, noting that the stance has paved the way for his council to properly align its development efforts to impact the people.
The council boss said this at the flag-off of road construction projects executed by the Edo State Employment and Expenditure for Results (SEEFOR) in Owan West Local Government Area. The roads are Irueghe Street, Ajanaku Street, Palace Road, Ozalla, among others.
Hon. Ilaboya praised Governor Obaseki for constructing five roads at the same time in the local government, noting, “I want to express my appreciation to Governor Godwin Obaseki on behalf of the people of Owan West LGA for these wonderful projects. The governor is development-oriented, and we will continue to support him.”
The contractor handling the project, Engr. Otunba Ahmed, said the roads in the area are being constructed by the Edo State Government through SEEFOR.
Ahmed explained that the exercise was in line with Governor Obaseki’s vision to ensure that more roads are constructed in a bid to promote development in the state, adding that the projects will be completed in the next sixty days.
He assured that the project will be carried out in line approved specifications.
During the flag-off of the roads, the community leader, Mr. Paul Asivbiekpen, expressed appreciation to the governor, noting, that the gesture will make movement pleasant and lead to economic advancement for the people in the community.