10 July 2011
Minister of Niger Delta Affairs Elder Godswill Orubebe has said President Goodluck Jonathan would transform the Niger Delta region before he leaves office in 2015.
He spoke in Egbema,
, during a three-day inspection of the ministry’s projects in the region. Imo State
The minister inspected ongoing projects, including the East/West road, skills acquisition centres and housing schemes in the region’s nine states.
Those yet to begin include the coastal roads, coastal railway, shoreline protection and new town development projects, among others.
Orubebe said the people of the region and other Nigerians would not forgive the government if it failed to develop the region.