Work has started at the approved site for the construction of a Modern Technical College in Uwvie Local Government Area.
This was disclosed by the state Commissioner for Technical Education, Hon (Mrs) Gbubemi Ikolo, when she paid a visit to the Ovie of Uwvie Kingdom, to formerly introduce the contractor for the project to him.
The State Commissioner for Technical Education, Hon (Mrs) Gbubemi Ikolo said she found it necessary to formerly introduce the contractor for the construction of the Technical College in Uwvie to the monarch to enable him have a smooth working process.
She stressed that with an enlightened and God fearing man as the royal father of Uwvie Kingdom, the project will kickoff smoothly and end smoothly without any rancor.
While reassuring of a September 2020 deadline for completion of the project, Mrs Ikolo assured the uwvie monarch that surely youths in the area will be engaged for labour by the contractor, and further assured him of a standard job at the end.
Responding, the Ovie of Uwvie Kingdom appreciated the state Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa for always remembering them, and further appreciated the Technical Education Commissioner Mrs Gbubemi Ikolo for her effort and hardwork so far, which he said has helped the promise made by the state Governor come to reality.
The Uwvie monarch while assuring of his total support for the project, informed that he has inaugurated a monitoring committee for the project, to ensure a smooth flow of the work at the site, and ensuring also that the contractor and workers don’t have any issue.
Also speaking, the Chairman of Uwvie Local Government Council, Mr Ramson Onoyakhe, expressed joy about the project, stressing that the Technical College will no doubt bring more development to the area, and further help solve the issue of unemployment in the state.
The contractor handling the project, Mr Ekpa Ntan, while speaking, expressed joy over the efforts already on ground in making the work process go smooth, and informed that clearing has started and the September 2020 deadline will be met.