Contractors handling the first phase of construction of Nine on-going Technical Colleges in the state, have been assured of all necessary support in ensuring the completion of the projects.
This assurance was made by the commissioner for Technical Education Hon Mrs Gbubemi Ikolo during a meeting with all the contractors handling the projects.
Addressing the contractors at the meeting, the commissioner for Technical Education Hon Mrs Gbubemi Ikolo said the meeting is an avenue for them to brain storm, know their various challenges and put heads together to see to there solutions.
She explained that the technical colleges projects is very dear to the state Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, as he hopes to turn Delta State into the Technological hub of the country.
Mrs Ikolo assured the contractors that the state Governor Dr Ifeanyi Okowa is fully ready to ensure proper payment to contractors and charged them not to be troubled by the funding of the projects, explaining further that it only takes a great visionary to take the bold step the state Governor has taken.
The technical education commissioner appealed to them to keep up their good work at the various sites, adding that the ministry of technical education will continue to visit the sites in guarding and ensuring that the projects is done properly.
Some of the contractors who spoke, praised the commissioner for the meeting, stressing that she’s no doubt the right person for the appointment which has made their jobs easy and smooth.
They further praised her for achieving so much in just less than a year of the creation of the ministry, and assured that the projects will be completed on scheduled.
Representative from the ministry of housing where also present in d meeting, as they praised Hon Mrs Gbubemi Ikolo for a good work done, explaining that her good working is evidence in all the sites they have visited.
The state Governor Dr Ifeanyi Okowa approved the construction of nineteen Technical Colleges across the state, with the first phase already on-going at Irri, Omadino, Uvwie, Obiaruku, Owa-Alero, Oghariki, Oreorokpe, Asaba, and Akugbene.