Oredo is currently agog over the provision of air conditioned double decker buses for free transportation by the lawmaker representing Oredo Federal constituency in the National Assembly, Hon Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama .The buses are meant for free transportation of students and market women in Oredo constituency.
Two out of 11 of the state of the art buses arrived Benin City last week and has since started commuting Oredo residents for free.Market women ,student and others that have benefitted from the transportation scheme has lauded the impressive initiative by the PDP lawmaker .Many of the commuters who spoke to our correspondents in Benin said this kind of thing has never happened in the history of lawmaking representation in Nigeria .They wondered how the lawmaker was able to put this incredible initiative through, showers of praises and prayers where poured on the lawmaker with many others wishing him success in the forth coming polls .
According to Madam Osaze Iyoha a beneficiary of the scheme
This is miracle it is inDeed wonderful ogbeide ihama has just shown us that politiciANS can do more to better the affairs of their citizenS, ogbeide IHama is a governorship material may God keep protecting him for edo and Nigerians at large
Those were the exact words uttered by this New Benin Market woman.
Many students were spotted jumping and even having fun in the new double decker buses.
Jude Edosa a primary 5 student of Ezomo primary school was in awe when he stepped into the bus,in tears the school kid said he felt he was in London and never believed he could go to school free in such a luxury vehicle.He says he no longer treks to school .
Before now the lawmaker has provided Free ambulances stationed in the 12 wards of Oredo for emergency responses these ambulances are manned with trained qualified medical practitioners.
Here is a video clip of the excitement of Oredo students.