Niger Delta: NDDC Promises More Infrastructure 

The Chairman of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Victor Ndoma-Egbe says the commission will continue to restore hope to the people of Niger Delta region.
According to AIT online, the NDDC chairman stated this during the inspection of remedial works on the 30 kilometre Okigwe/Akokwa road in Imo state.
The 30-kilometre Okigwe/Akokwa road is a major federal road linking the sister states of Imo and Abia.
Some sections of the road have been major headache for motorists and commuters operating within that axis until the intervention of the NDDC to restore the failed sections
He said the NDDC is committed to the well-being of Niger Deltans, hence the need to implement projects that would change their fortunes
The emergency intervention project was awarded three months ago and seventeen kilometers of asphalt has been carried out.
In the same vein, Vanguard reported that the State Commissioner on the board of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Dr Ogaga Ifowodo,  has assured  that the era of abandonment of projects in the commission was over, adding that the commission had set aside 70 per cent of its annual budget for completion of some  existing projects.
Ifowodo, was quoted while speaking at  the palace of the Ovie of Enhwe, in Isoko South Local Government Area, Delta State,  His Royal Majesty, Anthony Efekodha.
According to the Vanguard, he said the commission decided that 70 percent of its annual budget would go for completion of existing projects while 30 per cent would be for new projects, expressing hope that this measure would ensure the completion of many viable seemingly abandoned projects.
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