The Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, said the state government would spend N18 billion to construct six storm drainage projects to solve flooding problems in Warri and Uvwie areas of the state.
He said that contact for two of the projects had been awarded to CCECC Ltd and Levante Construction Ltd at the sum of N9.5 billion.
The governor stated this on Monday while fielding questions from journalists in Warri after inspecting some ongoing projects being executed by the state government in Warri South, Uvwie and Udu Local Government Areas.
He said that special attention was being given to drainage challenges in the area because of the flooding posed by the terrain.
He assured that his administration would continue to prioritise resources in order to provide necessary infrastructure…