Odimodi Plans Massive Protest In Delta Over Damaged Ogulagha/Odimodi Road

…Wants Governor Oborevwori’s quick intervention

By Binebai Princewill

The people of Odimodi community in Iduwini Kingdom, Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State have concluded plans to launch a massive protest against the Delta State Government and the Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC). The Liberator Newspapers Worldwide can report.

According to Comr. Solomon Gbegha, Chairman of Odimodi and its federated communities who briefed the media on behalf of members of the community asserted that plans are ongoing to stage a massive protest.

However, Comr. Solomon Gbegha noted that the protest is targeted to draw the attention of the Delta State Governor and SPDC in Forcados Terminal to do something about the Ogulagha/Odimodi road project.

Gbegha had particularly called on His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, Governor of Delta State to quickly interven by fixing the road.

Nevertheless, the Odimodi community Chairman noted that following the heavy downpour of rain few days ago, the road linking Odimodi and Ogulagha Community has been damaged by erosion, stressing that the two communities are now at the verge of being cut off as commuters are now having difficulties in accessing the communities.

Moreover, Comr. Solomon stated that the Governor Okowa’s Government in Delta State approved the construction of the entire Ogulagha/Odimodi road project, stressing that it was regrettable that the Government did not release funds for the project to come to limelight.

Gbegha had called on Governor Oborevwori to quickly lntervene by releasing funds for the contractor to come to site.

While speaking on the dangers associated with the road, Gbegha said the damaged portion have become a death trap to indigenes of both communities, adding that any further heavy downpour of rain could completely cut off the communities.

Meanwhile, the people of Odimodi have maintained that if within a short while after this publication, the Governor and SPDC refuses to do something about the road, as a community, they will be left with no other choice than to shutdown all oil facilities within their community.