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Obaseki Approves N1.87 Billion For Construction Of Military Operating Base In Ehor

Obaseki Approves N1.87 Billion For Construction Of Military Operating Base In Ehor

Obaseki Approves N1.87 Billion For Construction Of Military Operating Base In Ehor

Obaseki Approves N1.87 Billion For Construction Of Military Operating Base In Ehor

A forward operating base for the Nigerian Army will be built in Ehor, the Uhunmwode Local Government Area, and other projects in the state, according to Mr. Godwin Obaseki, the governor of Edo State.

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Following the weekly Executive Council meeting at the Government House in Benin City, presided over by Governor Obaseki, the State Commissioner for Orientation and Communication, Andrew Emwanta, revealed this.

A thorough master plan for a new town layout in Ward 9, Ikpoba-Okha, as well as the continuation of the “Operation Light Up Edo Project” and the expansion of the Ossiomo Independent Power Project to a few key public utilities, according to Emwanta, were also approved by the governor.

Obaseki Approves N1.87 Billion For Construction Of Military Operating Base In Ehor

He said the preparation of the detailed masterplan for a new town layout would include the design of roads and other infrastructure; the ‘Operation Light Up Edo Project’ would ensure the lightening of more street lights across the state, while the extension of power will cover three public facilities including the Government Science and Technical College, the Edo State Ministry of Education in Iyaro, and the Edo Broadcasting Service at Aduwawa.

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The commissioner said the contract for the master plan will cost N750 million; the forward operating base is budgeted at N646m, while the ‘Light Up Edo Project’ and extension of Ossiomo power to the public facilities will cost N476 million.

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