*As Hon. Joe Edionwele Commences Constituency Projects Inspection*
By Monday EBALU, Benin City
The Member Representing Esan West/Esan Central/ Igueben Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, Hon Joe Edionwele on Friday embarked on inspection of projects he facilitated within the three local government areas in his constituency.
The Honourable member who is generally adjudged the best representative ever in the Esan land, used the opportunity of the project inspection to kickoff the construction of a hospital project in Esan land.
In his remark, the Onojie Of Ekpoma, who performed the foundation laying ceremony expressed his appreciation and prayers to the honourable member for the establishment of the Federal Medical Centre at Illeh, Esan West LGA, to be affiliated to Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital (ISTH) Irrua, of course facilitated by Hon. Edionwele.
During his address, Hon. Joe Edionwele told the people that the hospital comprised of various wards for patients to be equipped with state of the art facilities, drugs and housing quarters for doctors.
In a similar development, Hon. Edionwele visited some locations in the three (3) local government areas in his federal constituency.
However, when the inspection team arrived at Ewu in Esan Central LGA, the team went striaght to the palace of the Onojie of Ewu Kingdom, HRM Abdulrasaq Ojiefo lll were the traditional ruler received Hon. Edionwele and his entourage.
The Onojie later accompanied the honourable member to Eguare Primary School built in 1908 to lay the foundation for the construction of A Block of three (3) Classrooms with an office and toilets. Hon. Edionwele assured the Onojie that the project will be completed by month end.
HRM Ojiefo lll, said it was clear that he feels the pulse of his people, the school pupils and teachers have been experiencing the problem of dilapidated toilets and classrooms until Edionwele came to the rescue. Subsequently, the Onojie said the school construction was a monumental achievement, “You have our support anytime because we are with you”, he added.
At Uwenujie Primary School in Irrua, Esan Central LGA, the Headmistress of the school, Mrs. Akhabue Eunice expressed excitement over the school construction. “Am very happy seeing this building, before now we used to have no office and classrooms but today we thank God for sending us Hon. Joe Edionwele to help us”.
Also speaking at the inspection exercise, Senator Clifford Ordia expressed satisfaction over the progress recorded so far by Hon. Edionwele. “With all sense of humility on behalf of the pupils and school management, thank the initiator for this very laudable project, with this one block of three (3) classrooms, VIP office and toilets, I believe it will create a very good learning environment to develop the abilities of our children without any hindrance, may God almighty continue to strengthen you to do more”, he stated.
In conclusion, Hon. Joe Edionwele said the projects facilitated by him cuts across the 30 wards in his constituency taking into consideration the need of various communities with the construction of a skill acquisition centre, roads, street lights, schools and hospital.
“In 2018 budget, more will be done as all projects visited today will be completed at the end of this month”, he asserted