Youths of Alihagwu, Idumu. Oza and
Oki Communities under the auspice of One Mind Association, Agbor in a meeting
held on Friday 2nd August, 2013 to discuss the issue of development have cried
out over abandoned road construction in their communities.
youths revealed that the major road linking Idumu-Oza to Oki community which
was awarded through the effort of the Senator representing Delta North Dr.
Ifeanyi, Okowa to a construction company whose name is not known to them,
started work on the road late last year, but only constructed drainage from the
beginging of idumu-Oza and ended at the boundary between Idumu Oza and Alihagwu
community leaving the remaining part of the road unattended.
with Ika Weekly correspondent, the president of the association Mr. Onwueguzie Sunday
described One Mind Association as an
association made up of young minds that will be able to secure what belongs to
them for the betterment of the communities in the local government.
commended Dr. Okowa for ensuring the only major road linking the communities that is no longer motorable was
awarded for reconstruction.
said since work on the road stopped the community people have been passing one
ordeal or the other.
appealed to senator Okowa to help bring the contractors back to work so that
they can finish what they started.
Lucky, vice chairman to the association, said they were happy when they at
first saw the contractors working on the road.
community leader, Chief Onyesi Ashien, the Ogbokijie of Alihagwu who visited
the group, commended them for their efforts to see that the community is in
good condition. He prayed God to bless them.
said the efforts of the government towards developing their communities and its
inhabitants are not encouraging. He called on government establishments in
charge of the road project to assist in ensuring the road is completed.
Speaking, the publicity secretary,
Mr. Sylvester commended Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa as well as other good people of Ika
South and also to intervene in other to make the communities conducive for its
inhabitants to live in.