Delta Approves Recruitment of 1,500 Teachers, Construction of Several Roads

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Delta State government on Tuesday approved the recruitment of teachers in core subject areas, into the Unified Teaching Service of the state. The state commissioner for Information, Charles Aniagwu, disclosed this when he briefed journalists in Asaba, the state capital, on the outcome of the State Executive Council meeting presided over by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa.

Aniagwu explained that the recruitment of the 1,500 teachers became necessary to fill vacancies created as a result of retirements, deaths, and establishment of new schools across the state. He assured that the recruitment would not be political but strictly based on candidates passing Computer Based Test, (CBT) in relevant subject areas.

On road construction, the Information Commissioner said Exco approved a number of roads for construction, rehabilitation, and asphalt overlay across the three senatorial districts in the state. He listed the roads as: Justice Ada Onyetenu Stree, Asaba; Okuku Road, Kwale, Ndokwa West local government; Uche Anyahaebizi Street, Asaba; Okobu Street, Alisimie, Ika South LGA; Rehabilitation and asphalt overlay of Aladja/Ogbe-Ijoh Road in Udu, and; Construction of Aladja Ogbe-Ijoh Unity Road in Udu and Warri South West local government areas.

Others include construction of Chief James Ezechi Street, Okpai, Ndokwa East LGA; Comrade Izeze Boulevard Road, Oginibo, Ughelli South LGA.

Others include Idumu-Inneh Street Phase 1, Issele-Uku, Aniocha North LGA; Chinedu Obodo Road and Francis Nwajei Street, Asaba; Okwuijen Street, Boji-Boji, Agbor, Ika South; Buzugbe Street and Oranu Street, Boji-Boji Owa in Ika North East Local Government Area, among others.
Aniagwu explained that the construction of the perimeter road at the Asaba Airport was part of government’s responsibility in the airport concession agreement.

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