SIMON EBEGBULEM, BENIN CITY
There was jubilation in Gelegele Community of Ovia North East Local Government Area of Edo state last Tuesday following the arrival of the Chinese firm, China Habour Engineering Company (CHEC) Ltd, the contractors engaged by the Edo state government, for the construction of the Gelegele Seaport project. The senior officials of the company arrived the ancient city last Tuesday to commence preliminary development.
The Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki had three weeks ago in China, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the construction of Gelegele Seaport between the Edo State Government and China Habour Engineering Company (CHEC) Ltd. Though there had been tension in the community between the Benins and the Ijaws since the announcement for the construction of the Port by the state government, but Obaseki had warned that government would deal…
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