The Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has ordered the revocation of the Udu Harbour Market contract for the construction.
Delta State Governor gave the order during a town hall meeting he had with the people of Udu in Udu Local Government Area of the State.
According · to the Governor, the contractor handling the project had been adequately mobilized to site but, had failed to prove its competence to deliver the project to expectations.
While urging the office of the Secretary to the Delta State Government to complete the process of revocation of the contract within two weeks for the project to be re-awarded to a more competent contractor for execution, Governor Okowa asserted, “When I make any pronouncement during town hall meetings, it should be implemented immediately.”
The Governor who stated that his administration was committed to completing the Udu Harbour Market and execute more projects in the area, urged the people to be peaceful asserting, “No contractor is ready to work in crisis zones.”
He specifically urged the people of Aladja and OgbeIjaw to avoid any form of hostility but have respect for their traditional rulers for peace to reign in the area saying it was the panacea for developmental projects to take place.
At the town hall meeting, the Delta State Governor took time to enumerate the successes of his administration in the areas of job and wealth creation, the education sector, provision of infrastructure, among others, assuring that his administration would not relent m executing programmes that would better the lives of Deltans.
From Udu, Governor Okowa moved to Orerokpe where he commended the people of Okpe Local Government Area for their peaceful disposition which he said had led to his administration successfully executing projects in the area.
Chairman of Udu Local Government Council and that of Okpe Local Government Council, Chief Solomon Kpomah and Prince Godwin Ejinyere in their separate addresses during the town hall meeting
in their respective Local Government areas, listed series of projects executed in their area.
They commended the Delta State Governor for the effective management of resources which according to them had benefited a lot of Deltans.