Determined to fulfill its promise of resumption of flight operations at Asaba Airport in July, the Delta State government has given approval for the reactivation of the Airfield Ground Lighting Systems (AGLS).
It will be recalled that components of the AGLS along with others that have been previously installed were badly affected by the ongoing reconstruction works.The Commissioner of Information, Patrick Ukah, who disclosed this yesterday in Asaba said that the systems require reactivation to enhance flight operations especially with the expected upgrade of the airport on completion of the rehabilitation works.
Meanwhile, the state government has approved additional works for the remodeling of the Central Hospital in Asaba.Ukah said that the works entail the remodeling of the hospital and the redesigning of the accident and emergency unit theatre and wards.
The council also approved the renaming of Agulu Secondary School, Asaba, to Afadia College, Asaba. The school was approved by the state government in August, 2017 and now has a student enrolment of 174.Two additional roads which included Okuomowa Road, Osubi, to link Etakpo Lane/Macnero Road, Okuokoko, and the construction of Bethel Oborevwori Crescent/Humphrey Odili Street, Osubi, to link James Ovie Street, Okuokoko, both in Okpe local council.