… urges residents to protect property in communities
ODAHIEKWU OGUNDE, Yenagoa
Bayelsa State Government has restated that it will not condone shoddy jobs in the various completed and ongoing projects in the state.
The government, therefore, warned contractors handling road and other projects in the state to ensure that all projects are executed in accordance with professional standards and job specifications.
The Chairman, Bayelsa State Directorate for Project Monitoring and Evaluation, Ebiye Tarabina, made these known on Friday after the inspection of completed and ongoing constituency projects in the state.
Tarabina explained that the Douye Diri administration was fully committed to providing infrastructural development to change the narratives in the state.
He also commended members of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly for initiating the constituency projects, saying that when completed, they would improve the socio-economic activities in the rural areas.
He urged the communities where the projects are sited to appreciate the government’s kind gesture by cooperating with the contractors as well as protecting the facilities for the good of all.
Tarabina said some of the completed and ongoing constituency projects his team and he inspected were landing jetty, access road at Sangana; rigid concrete pavement at Bekekiri; rigid concrete pavement at Twon-Brass and rigid concrete pavement at Egweama, all in Brass Local Government Area.
In Nembe LGA, the directorate boss said they inspected rigid concrete pavement, Agrisaba, rigid concrete pavement, Obioku, and electrification project at Sand-filled area in Nembe.
In Ogbia LGA, he said the team inspected town hall at Otuegwe, Civic Centre at Opume and Onuebum playground.
He indicated that the team also inspected Unity bridge, Lalagbene, rigid concrete pavement, Ndoro, concrete pavement, Ekeremor as well as a town hall at Adagbabiri, Pavilion reception Boot, Access Bridge, Angalabiri and Town hall, Ayima Ebeni in Sagbama LGA, among other councils.