In quick responses to a story published by Blank NEWS Online, titled: “Uduaghan’s Response On Facebook Yields Umeh Dividends”, more Facebook fans of Delta state origin have continued to call on the state governor to come to the aid.
Our findings, according to a statement signed by Bezi Ighotegwolor, he is calling on Governor Uduaghan to urgently rescue Aladja Grammar School, Aladja from possible extinction, due to infrastructural decay.
According to him, “This school is the first secondary school that was established in the kingdom. At inception, the plan was to make the school a model college after some years but that dream is now a pipe dream.
“Be that as it may, we are imploring you (Governor Uduaghan) to use your office to save the school from going into extinction because of the deplorable state of the infrastructure of the school.
He appealed that “You are the only person, as the state governor of Delta state, who can bring back smile on the faces of teachers, students, the Old Students Association of the school and community leaders who at one time or the other did their best to help the school from dying.”
Recall that Delta state government promised to tar a 7.5km access link road to Umeh community in Isoko South of local government Area soonest, following Governor Uduaghan’s response to a Facebook site appeal which mentioned the deplorable situation of the road.
He also promised that the only primary school in the area would be renovated in addition to the construction of modern classroom blocks.
“I assure you that the contract for the road will be awarded soon and it will be given to the best contractor to handle. I will do my part to see to the completion of the road. You will also do your part in increasing your farming proceeds”, the governor had said.
Governor Uduaghan had observed that he learnt about the deplorable situation of Umeh road from the Facebook site of Barr. Duncan an indigene of the community and decided to come and see things for himself.