by Opeoluwa Quadri
Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) said that a total of 708 projects valued at N86.3bn had been awarded in Edo State since the inception of the commission.
This was disclosed on Wednesday by Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba on when he led members of the commission on a courtesy call on Governor Godwin Obasek in his office.
He disclosed that the projects include 233 on-going, 130 yet to commence, 131 completed but not inaugurated while 173 were completed and inaugurated.
He assured of the commission’s collaboration with member states on project execution and also established a Niger Delta Development Bank, aimed at sustaining the commission in projects execution.
Governor Obaseki charged the Commission to help in the prudent management of resources for the betterment of Niger Delta states.