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Uduaghan explains delay in Refinery Road project

Emma Amaize & Akpokona Omafuaire

06 March2013, Warri – Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, Tuesday, said the delay in the completion of the five kilometre Refinery Road, Effurun, Uvwie Local Government Area, was caused by problem of compensation.

Inspecting the project, he pointed out that the contending issues had been resolved.
The governor, consequently asked the contractor, ARC Construction, to deliver the project by the end of May, according to specification.

To avoid delay and high cost of compensation, he said the government had to redesign the road to cut off several property and assured that his government will not leave any uncompleted project at the completion of his tenure.

He said: “There will be no uncompleted project when I am leaving office. I expect the job to be completed by May 31 or they should have done appreciable work but the standard must be maintained.”

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