Governor Adeleke Commissions Bypass Road in Delta, Harps on Infrastructure for Poverty Reduction

Infrastructure upgrade is a strong condition for the alleviation of rural and urban poverty, Osun State Governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke has declared.

He made the declaration today at Asaba, the Delta state capital, affirming that provision of hard Infrastructure facilitates economic growth, ease business processes and enhances livelihood of both rural and urban residents.

According to the Governor, good roads, updated health and school facilities as well as soft Infrastructures empower the citizens to engage in productive economic and social activities which enhances state capacity to lift the populace out of poverty.

“I rejoice with my brother, the Governor of Delta, Rt Honourable Sheriff Oborevwori, for the successful completion of this major bypass which promises to positively transform the economic lives of residents of Ibusa and Okpanah. I listened to the anticipated expectations of leaders from both towns. The residents expect this Infrastructure to uplift their lives and ease their burden in both transportation and business transactions.

“Dubai and Qatar among other Gulf nations achieved accelerated growth because of their upgraded infrastructure. That is why in Osun State, I launched out early enough with a 100 days infra programme and later with a multi-billion naira infra plan. Our government has turned Osun into a huge construction site the same way my brother in Delta is doing.

“I know of the great job the Delta Governor is doing in Warri and across the Senatorial districts. I am happy to be part of this historic event. We are Governors delivering hard and soft infrastructure for our people.

“I call on Deltans to reinforce their support for my brother. His performance within such a short period confirms the correctness of the popular choice of Deltans. We Governor’s cannot do it alone. We need the total support of our people”, the Governor posited.

Speaking at the event, the host Governor narrated the commitment of his administration to bridging the infra gaps and complete the greater Delta agenda he inherited from his predecessor.

According to the Governor, Delta is on the path of accelerated growth flowing from increasing actions on completion of old projects and commencement of new ones for the common benefits of all Deltans.

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