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Delta Govt Approves Bill To Protect Land Owners

The Delta State Government has taken a decision to protect landed property owners in the state, in order to encourage investors and developers in communities.

In pursuant to this, the state executive council has approved that a bill for a law prohibiting the forceful entry and illegal occupation of public and private landed properties be sent to the State House of Assembly for consideration and passage.

Speaking after the state executive council meeting in Asaba,  Commissioner for Information, Mr. Patrick Ukah, disclosed that the bill, when passed, would also prohibit violent and fraudulent conduct in relation to public and private landed properties in Delta State and for purposes connected therewith, to ensure sanity and encourage investors and developers in the state.

Ukah also revealed that the executive council approved the reconstruction of Bonsaac Road and the construction of Pat Kanayo Okonta/Amaechi Uzuegbu/part of Nze Francis/Onwa Nwachinemelu streets in Asaba.

According to the commissioner, the continuation and completion of the construction of the storm water control measures in Direct Labour Agency (DLA)/Jesus Saves Corridor in Asaba was equally approved.

Other road projects approved, according to him, included the reconstruction of Ovwian Main Road in Ovwian, Udu Local Government Area; construction of Oporoza Palace Road in Oporoza, Warri South-West Local Government Area and rehabilitation of NPA By-Pass Road, from the new port to the old port gates in Warri, Warri South Local Government Area.

The government also approved the continuation of  reconstruction of Amai/Ezionum/Abbi Road which is Phase III of the project covering a distance of 3.75-kilometre between Ezionum and Abbi in Ukwuani and Ndokwa West Local Government areas,  rehabilitation and asphalt overlay of Nsukwa/Ejeme-Aniogor/Agbor-Alidinma/Owa-Alidinma/Ndemili Road in Aniocha South, Ndokwa West, Ika South and Ika North-East Local Government areas and  construction of Okurekpo/Okunoh-Okpara/Okoruah/Onumane/Samagidi Road in Ethiope East Local Government Area.


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