NDDC representative declares unfinished projects in Rivers State

NDDC representative declares unfinished projects in Rivers State


The newly installed Rivers State representative on the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) board, Tony Okocha, has condemned unfinished projects under the commission in the state.

Speaking during an interaction session with commission staff at the NDDC state office, Olu Obasanjo Road, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, he promised to visit the abandoned project site to ascertain why it has stalled. . He added that he will effectively drive the completion of the project during his term.

Mr. Okocha lamented that the NDDC has over the years failed to achieve its objective of developing the Niger Delta. He also promised to hold a town hall meeting with residents to identify any immediate needs and make recommendations to the board.

“I will have the opportunity to visit these sites and gain first-hand information and knowledge of what they are and the scope of work so that I can present before the board,” he said. Ta.

Okocha, who is also a former Chief of Staff to the Rivers State government, assured that his representation on the board would give the state its due.

He called on commission staff to work together to attract much-needed development to the state. He said: “I believe that without you I would not exist. I believe that by coming together and synergistically, we can develop Rivers NDDC to the reputable point that people expect. I have come to ask for your cooperation, to seek your understanding, and to humble myself before you.”

Earlier, Mr. Theophilas Alagoa, Project Director of the Provincial NDDC Board, assured the new Provincial Representative of staff support and development cooperation.

Source: guardian.ng

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