**** COMMISSIONS OKPESIA STREET CONSTRUCTED BY DESOPADEC IN OLEH
The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has commended the leadership of the Delta State Oil Producing Area Development Commission ( DESOPADEC ) for putting smiles on the faces of the people.
In his remarks at the commissioning ceremony of Okpesia Street constructed by DESOPADEC in Oleh, Headquarters of Isoko South Local Government Area of the state, the Speaker said that several quick impact projects had been commissioned back to back in the last few days and commended DESOPADEC for putting smiles on the faces of the people.
According to him, since the commencement of commissioning of projects embarked upon by DESOPADEC, the Ndokwa ethnic nationality has had its fair share of commissioned projects.
He added that same applied to the Itsekiri ethnic Nationality, Urhobo ethnic Nationality as well as the Ijaw ethnic Nationality.
“Today by the special grace of God, the Isoko nation has every reason to celebrate as we are here to inaugurate their own fair share of completed road project”, he said.
He stated that under the watch of the State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, Delta State has become a reference point in roads construction among the comity of states in the country.
“What we have gathered here to do today lend credence to my assertion. In charting a new roadmap in our development narrative, the Governor Okowa-led administration has not relented in providing basic amenities for the well being of Deltans”, the Speaker said.
He also said that; “With the completion of this Constructed Okpesia Street in Oleh, a historical local government Headquarters, the journey towards accelerated development has just begun”.
The Speaker Commended the people of Oleh for their patience and implored them to have faith in policies and programmes of the State government, saying that; “As such support base could bring more dividends of democracy to the people”.
Rt Hon Oborevwori expressed gratitude to political leaders, party faithful, the youths and women groups in the area for their confidence in the administration of Governor Okowa and said that; “Let us endeavour to work harder and succeed together because there is strength in unity”.
The Managing Director of DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh said that the dream of constructing a road for the people of the area has been realised.
The President General of Oleh Community Development Union ( O.C.D.U), Comrade ( Chief ) Believe Alakri in his address, expressed gratitude to DESOPADEC for the construction of the Okpesia Street.
He also thanked the Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori for the appointment of Sir Matthias Eto who is from the area as his Political Adviser ( POLAD ).