Flood Ravaged Community
The perennial flood ravaging the terrain of Warri town and Effurun forcing many residents to abandoned their homes is going to be tackled headlong by the delta state government.
This is because the Delta state government has recently approved the construction of drainage in Warri and Effurun in order to control flooding in the area.
Delta state commissioner for information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu made this known while briefing newsmen on the outcome of the state ‘s Executive Council meeting in Asaba.
Aniagwu revealed that the drainage project was part of State government efforts at checking and providing a permanent solution to the incessant flooding in the state.
He explained that the project would cover first and second phases and that work on it would commence in the emerging dry season “to ensure that results are yielded quickly and efficiently without fear of interruption by rain”.
The commissioner also disclosed that the government has approved the construction of roads, including the ones linking Ote-Okpu and Owanta and Aliesimie to Abajo.
According to him “the state executive council gave approval for the construction of mother and Child Advanced Medical Diagnostics Centre in Ika North Esat Local Government of the state. The aim of the centre is to reduce the level of mother and child morbidity and promote the wellness of mother and child in the state.
Also in the pipeline according to the information commissioner is a proposed film village and Entertainment Park billed to be established in Ugbolu near Asaba to boost the entertainment industry in the state as well as create employment for Deltans.