Owan West LG completes 51 projects in 1 year




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SABONGIDA ORA – The Owan West Local Government Area in Edo on Sunday announced the completion and inauguration 51 development projects within one year.

The Chairman the council, Mr Godwin Aigbodion, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Sabongida Ora the projects were delivered between 2013 and 2014.

He did not, however, disclose the amount spent on the projects.

“I can tell you my one year in office has been very eventful. I came in on April 22, 2013 and since that time I have been working very hard.

“And I can tell you 51 projects have been completed between April 2013 and April 2014.

“Education is one the priorities of Gov. Oshiomhole, so we embarked on the construction of schools, provision of electricity, markets, health centres and water projects,’’ he said

Aigbodion said the council had constructed three blocks classrooms in each of the 11 wards of the local government; three primary healthcare centres in Sabonginda Ora, and installed 300-KVA transformers in six communities to boost supply.

Others projects listed by the chairman included the purchase of five buses for Owan West mass transit; three bore holes  with 7500-litre plastic tanks in Saboginda Ora, Oke and Uzebba; and water projects in Sabongida Ora to be connected to all communities in the area.

The chairman also said he had renovated the council’ secretariat, constructed the legislative building and purchased furniture for all offices in the secretariat complex. (NAN)