Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godswill Akpabio has vowed to make education and health easily accessible to rural communities across the Niger Delta region.
Akpabio who stated this while commissioning and handing over projects executed by the ministry in Isiala Mbano and Ikeduru Local Government Areas of Imo state added that the ministry would also empower the youths for a better future.
Represented by the Director of Housing and Urban Development, Olufemi Oloruntola, the minister disclosed that the construction of class room blocks and Health Centres are being simultaneously developed in the nine states of the region and are at various stages of development.
Akpabio noted that the projects was in pursuance of the Ministry’s Mandate started in 2017 under the “Quick win Intervention Projects” and was initiated as a palliative approach with the aim of improving the quality of life of the people in the region.
“It is worthy of note that two other completed class room blocks and health centers furnished and equipped are also being commissioned in Delta and Bayelsa states and, more of this Quick Win Projects are still under construction, while others will commence once the 2022 Appropriation Bill is passed.
“The projects being commissioned today are some of the gains and achievements recorded by the present administration of President Muhammadu Buhari under the Change Agenda of the Federal Government,” he said.
Earlier, in his remarks the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs Dr. Babayo Ado informed excited community members present at the commissioning and handing over occasion that the facilities provided by the ministry is one out of many being developed by the ministry in each of the 9 Niger Delta states.
While acknowledging the cooperation of the two communities, the perm sec said education and health which are rooted in the Change Agenda of Mr. President are critical components, hence, prime attention is given to them because of the far reaching impact they will have on the life of citizens.
The project include the construction of Health Centre at Amuzari, Isiala Mbano LGA which is designed with Consulting Room, Male and Female wards, Pharmacy and Dispensing Unit, Laboratory treatment and Injection room, with furnished offices and equipped stores.
Also, there was the Renovation of Classroom Blocks at Nneise Technical School, Ugiri-ike, Ikeduru LGA consisting of five classrooms, two Science laboratories, two Workshop Rooms, Offices and toilet.
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