- A new Federal Road Safety Corps Marshall Inspectorate Training School is set to berth in Delta state
- Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo will inaugurate the training school on Thursday, May 6
- The facility was built by the Delta state government to help the federal government
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, would on Thursday, May 6 inaugurate the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Marshall Inspectorate Training School in Owa-Alero, Ika North East local government area of Delta state.
The Delta state commissioner for information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu, disclosed this to journalists on Wednesday, May 5.
The project which was built by the Delta state government has an administrative block, auditorium, lecture rooms, male and female hostels, residential apartments, cafeteria, clinic, driving range, and a football field.
Aniagwu, who was on an inspection visit to the school, said that arrangements had been concluded for a hitch-free inauguration.
He said the successful completion of the project which started a year ago, was another testimony of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s desire to build sustainable infrastructure for a Stronger Delta.
He commended the contractors and the supervising ministry for delivering the project on target.
A statement sent to Legit.ng by the Delta state government quoted him as saying:
“The capacity that we increase here in Delta has a way of impacting at the federal and so we are happy that we have been able to help the federal government in putting up this project and I am sure that the vice president will be very happy with what we have done here.’’
On the same day, Aniagwu accompanied his colleague, the commissioner for culture and tourism, Engr. Lawrence Ejiofor, in inspecting the Asaba Leisure Park and Film Village Projects.
Speaking during the visit, Ejiofor said that the state government was committed to building sustainable infrastructure to boost tourism potentials in the state.
“So far, the work here is going on progressively. We come here all the time to make sure the project is followed to specification because we don't want to do a project that will not stand the test of time.’’
On the sustainability of the project, Ejiofor said the project was backed by the Private-Public Partnerships model.
On his part, Aniagwu said the construction of the projects was in line with Governor Okowa's desire to build a stronger Delta for enhanced development.
“It's a facility meant for the young and the old and as soon as this comes on stream Delta will make this the hub of Nollywood in Nigeria.’’
Meanwhile, Governor Okowa has called on the federal government to activate work on the Gas Revolution Industrial Park project in Ogidigben and ensure that its essence is achieved.
Governor Okowa made the call while speaking to journalists after inspecting the ongoing construction of the multi-billion naira floating market at Ogheye in Warri North council area on Friday, April 30.
In a related development, the Delta government on Tuesday, January 12 said the Agro-Industrial Park being established in Aboh-Ogwashi in Aniocha South local government area would be a catalyst for economic transformation in the state.
The park is expected to provide agro-processing value-chain services to farmers in Delta, as authorities in the state look to go beyond oil.