The government of Edo State have been commended over the intensive works going on currently at Ekehuan road.Residents of the area lauded Obaseki for the uncommon infasturtural strides in Ekehuan and environs.
Residents spoken to expressed their happiness with the level of works going on describing it as unprecedented in the history of the state. They praised the commitment of the State government in seeing to the infrastructural development of Ekehuan saying it is a welcome development.
“All the inner roads in Ekehuan are been tarred, linking roads that were hitherto unmotorable.
As you can see this dualisation of Ekehuan road will lead to massive development and open the state to investors. Not only is Obaseki giving us a new lease of life, but he is also changing the face of governance in Edo State.”, a retired civil servant, Mr Thomas Idahosa, residing in the axis was quoted as saying.
The Ekehuan road dualisation leads to the site of the Benin River Port project in Gelegele.
In similar vein residents of Ekehuan road and it’s environed have lauded the works currently going on at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium. The stadium which has been undergoing a major reconstruction to meet international standard is close to completion.
According to a trader, Mr Harry Asemota, Governor Godwin Obaseki is repositioning Edo State in the comity of prosperous States in Nigeria.
“Can you see the standard of reconstruction works going on at the stadium? No doubt this will bring a boost to our business and turn around our fortunes.
With the attention Ekehuan is receiving from the State Government it will go a long way to improve the rating of Godwin Obaseki who we know is committed to a prosperous State.
Obaseki has shown he his a lover of sports. The FIFA U-20 female world cup to be hosted in the stadium would bring Edo to the spotlight, worldwide.We are grateful to have such a man as Governor during our lifetime” he further stated.
According to Micheal Irubor a resident of Benin City, living in Ekehuan, “Obaseki is a disciplined administrator, more of action with less noise, his achievements are already speaking for him. Indeed he is A BLESSING TO EDO STATE AND TO THIS GENERATION”
Not only traders and residents are excited about the massive infrastructural works going on at Ekehuan and it environs, road commuters living in down Ekehuan axis have also showered praises on Obaseki whom they describe as a wait and see governor.
They opined that on completion of the road it would ease the stress they pass through daily going to work.
A taxi driver plying that route said once the road reconstructions are completed it would bring big relief to both commuters and transporters.