*- Set To Build Oke-Old Market* .
The member representing Owan Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, Prof Julius Ihonvbere OON,in conjunction with the Taipei Trade and Investment Office in Nigeria is set to rebuild Oke Old Community market that has been abandoned for several years after a devilish wind blew off the roofs of what was left of the dilapidated stores.
This disclosure which was made by his Media Aide,is part of the Parliamentarian’s commitment to minister to the plight of Owan Federal Constituency which he represents at the National Assembly.
In pursuit of fulfilment of his campaign promise,Prof Ihonvbere who is Chairman House Committee on Basic Education remains concerned about the state of markets in the Constituency. As a long time friend of the Taiwanese Government,the Trade Mission (Embassy)at a meeting with Prof Ihonvbere offered to collaborate on a community based project in Owan Federal Constituency.
To this end,the Taiwanese Trade Mission (Embassy)has given an assurance that the Government and People of Taiwan will collaborate with Prof Julius to commence construction work on the Oke Old market. The Embassy further reiterated her desire to collaborate with the Owan Rep in other critical sectors that will further the development of the constituency and deepen the existing business and trade ties between the People and Government of Taiwan and Nigeria which Prof Julius Ihonvbere has helped to sustain over the years” the statement added.
However,Prof Ihonvbere has promised to use the Oke Old market,when completed as a Model to build more of such in other communities in Owan Federal Constituency in order to enhance the commercial lives of inhabitants of benefitting communities. He assured that construction works will commence soon and added that the first phase of the project comprises of 30 market stalls.
*_Comrade Joshua Iraoya*
_Prof Julius Ihonvbere’s Media And Public Affairs Dept._