By Ajuwa Victor, Asaba
Members of the Asaba Branch of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) has commended the Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowafor the quality of work at the Asaba International Airport.
The branch chairman, Comrade BemighoOfoeyemo,after the inspection tour of the runway and other facilities at the airport, told journalists that members of the branch were satisfied with the quality of work by the construction firm, Setraco Nigeria Limited.
He lauded Okowa for re-awarding the contract to a more competent company that has made the state proud.
Bemigho said, “we are here to acquaint ourselves with how the airport is being constructed, to know what the government is doing, to know whether the work meets world standard and to offer our suggestions on how to achieve the best for the state.
“We are happy with standard and level of work done.We thank Setraco for doing a good job and the Special Project Director, Mr. Austin Ayemidejor for his desire to ensure that the airport is operational again”.
Conducting the team round the airport SetracoProject Manager, Mr. Joseph Halby, said that his company is doing its best to ensure that the project is completed in record time.
Halbyassured that Setraco would be able to complete the runway by the end of April 2018with the pace of work.
He commended the Delta State Government for the opportunity to contribute their quota to the development of the state, assuring that the construction works meet world standards.