Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State, today, has  promised to complete the eleven point five kilometer road from Sapele to Abigborodo before the end of this year.

Governor Uduaghan who was in Abigborodo his home town to inspect the road project and other projects ongoing in the community also directed the release of boats to assist students in the area to attend the primary and secondary school in the Abigborodo.

Already, the road project has reached an appreciable level and most people in the community are using the road.

Two bridges were constructed on the road which terrain was described as difficult. The longest of the bridges spanned one hundred and twenty meters and towers above the River by about ten meters to enable boats and bigger vessels pass through.

An emotional Governor Uduaghan described his entry by road for the first time ever to his hometown as historic and emotional explaining that the road will minimize the use of the waterway and hasten development in the community and other communities in the area.

Governor Uduaghan (3rd left) with other government officials on inspection of the Abigborodo Road Project in Warri North LGA, Delta State.

Addressing the people of Abigborodo in the recently built town hall, Dr. Uduaghan urged the people to send their children to school and use the facilities being provided by government to improve their educational background.

Governor Uduaghan also urged the community to focus on better role models to improve their lives explaining that with the introduction of the Edumarshall scheme no child should be out of school.

He announced that two Delta City buses will be allocated to the community for their transportation use.

Governor Uduaghan who inspected the Alema secondary school in Abigborodo expressed unhappiness that students in the area were not making adequate use of the schools and announced the provision of boats to ferry students to in the area to school.

He also announced that enlightenment about Edumarshall scheme will be stepped up to encourage students and parents to embrace education.

The Governor also inspected the Model primary school in the community where he directed some adjustments and hailed the project.

Dr. Uduaghan was also at the site of the Polytechnic under construction in the community.

Meantime, the people of Abigborodo  have expressed happiness that the road leading to the community is under construction and nearing completion.

Some of those interviewed who were teachers and traders in the community said the road had already started changing their socio economic lives.

The teachers said the hardship which they face in commuting to school through the water way has been eliminated due to the road.

Some traders in the community and a commercial motorcycle rider thanked Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan for embarking on the road project for the community.

Abigborodo is the home town of Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan and the road project links two local government areas  Sapele and Warri North.