Kogi Govt Decries Slow Pace of Work on Odenyi-Oguma-Sheria Road Project

By Abah Benjamin Eneojoh

Kogi state government has expressed dissatisfaction with the slow pace of work on the Odenyi-Oguma-Sheria road and bridge construction project.

The State Commissioner for Works, Engr Mohammed Ahovi Yusuf made this known during an inspection visit in Oguma, Bassa local government, on Thursday.

Engr Yusuf, who frowned at the lack of professionalism and lackadaisical attitude on the part of the contractor, said that the project had been stalled for a long time.

He charged the contractor to expedite action on the project to complete it before the rainy season sets in.

He emphasized the commitment of the state government and the determination of Governor Usman Ahmed Ododo to deliver on its promises of alleviating the sufferings of the people in the area while assuring them that plans were in top gear to complete the work as soon as possible.

On his part, the Transition Committee Chairman, of Bassa Local Government, Mr Theophilus Adama who appreciated the state government for the project berated the slow pace of work and appealed to the government to facilitate the completion of the project.

Also, an indigene of the area, Comrade Dangara Daniel commended the state government for the visit and requested the government to intensify efforts and ensure that the project was completed within a short period.

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