By Ovasa Ogaga,
The Delta State Commissioner for Works (Highways and Urban Roads), Mr. Reuben Izeze, has commended Obakpor Engineering’s Construction Company for exceptional works in road and bridge construction within the state.
The commendation was made during a recent inspection of road projects undertaking by the Company in the state.
Meanwhile, the Chairman of Obakpor Engineering, Olorogu John Oguma, reiterated the company’s commitment to delivering high-quality roads and bridges.
He assured the people of Delta State that they should expect a continued excellence delivery in their services, stating, “We will continue to invest in the best equipment and machinery to deliver the best possible results to the government and the people of the state.”
Speaking also, the Managing Director of Obakpor Engineering, Mr. Ricardo Oguma, emphasized their position as a leading construction firm in the state.
He pledged to maintain a high standard in delivering quality projects, with a specific focus on the Ughelli project, which he promised would be completed within one year.
He also commended the Delta State government for its support of local contractors who are involved in these projects.
The Ministry’s Engineer overseeing the projects, Senikwe Oghenerume, provided an update on the progress, noting that side drains, and earthwork had been completed in most areas. The reinforcement of ironwork, stone base, and asphalt laying would follow shortly.
Local residents expressed their gratitude to the State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, for his intervention in the road projects.
They believed that these improvements would significantly enhance their socio-economic well-being, as long-standing road issues has adversely impacted economic activities in the region.
Meanwhile, the residents of Abraka expressed high optimism and confidence in the local Construction Company, considering it one of the best indigenous companies in the state.
Many individuals interviewed also took the opportunity to thank the state government for awarding contracts to repair the old road, facilitating smoother travel for those using the Agbor to Eku and Sapele route, while lamenting the poor condition of the Federal Road.