The State Government has commended the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for it’s initiative to embark on people oriented projects in the state.
The Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Chief Patrick Ukah, gave the commendation in his office in Asaba yesterday when the CBN Intervention Team visited him.
Chief Ukah, who explained that the present administration placed high premium on health and education sectors, stated that the projects on completion would benefit the state immensely and urged them not to relent.
He stated that the school building project at Oko Anala, Oshimili South Local Government Area, should be given serious attention as the area is a flood prone zone and explained that the project could be successfully executed if the water level and the terrain of the area were put into consideration in their feasibility studies.
Earlier, the leader of the CBN Intervention Team, Mr. Oghele Osigbemeh, said the team was in the state to handover the drawings, designs and awards for the projects to the contractors in the state to enable commence the projects.
Mr Osigbemeh listed the sites for the CBN intervention in the state to include the Oko Anala Primary School, Trauma Centre, Agbor, and Dennis Osadebay University, Asaba, among others.
The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health, Dr. Ejiro Ogheneaga, gave a brief on the projects to be embarked on by the CBN and thanked the team for the visit, adding that the team would inspect four specific centres in the state.