Security: Bayelsa Govt Builds Emergency Response Centres

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Bayelsa State Government says 13 Emergency Response Buildings worth millions of naira built in some designated areas of the state are ready for commissioning. The buildings are located at Oloibiri, Ogbia town, Opume, Opume-Ogbia Town-Otuabagi junction, Emeyal 1/Otuoke junction and Otuasega/Shell Camp junction.

Other locations include Onuebum, Agbura, Okaki/Yenegwe junction, Igbogene/Okolobiri/Glory Drive round-about, Okordia-Zarama market,Opokuma junction and Sagbama junction.

Conducting newsmen round some of the project sites on Monday as part of activities marking Governor Seriake Dickson led administration’s one year in office, the State Commissioner for Special  Projects, Mr. Fred Obua said the projects were borne out of government’s

desire to provide adequate security for lives and property as well make the environment conducive for investors and their inestments to flourish.

If the State is adequately secured, according to the Commissioner, it would encourage local and foreign investors to invest in the state and shore up the economic profile of the state.

According to him, in order to further strengthen the existing security network in the state, the State Governor directed this Ministry to construct Emergency Response Buildings at the designated locations in the state.

As part of the achievements of the present administration in one year,  the Commissioner disclosed that a number of projects have been completed under his Ministry.

They are the reconstruction of a modern Police officers’ mess, Emergency Response /Security

Buildings, Renovation of the State Security Service Quarters, and Fencing and Landscaping of Presidential lodge.

The ongoing projects are; Reconstruction of Traditional Rulers Council Building, Construction of Gate way Entrance, Glory land Drive and Igbogene boundary and completion of Abandoned Talented Childrens’ School Quarters for use by the Federal University Otuoke.



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