By Onomiguren Agbamu
Abala community in Ndokwa East Local Government Area of Delta state on Friday lamented over the continuous absent of infrastructural development in their community.
High Chief, Hon. Dr. Christopher Iwale, a renowned philanthropist, who spoke to journalists, at his resident in Ibusu, said Abala in Ndokwa East does not feel the presence of Delta state government in social amenities despite the community numerous contributions in the state and the nation.
He said the community is lacking good access road, school, hospital and electricity supply, noting the community only have one primary school, while the secondary school in the community was built by them without teachers.
He said for the community to feel belonging, he has made several provisions to sand filled the only access roads on his capacity, believing that through that kind gesture, the state government will intervene.
He noted that the community have written to several authority for help, that all ends on promising note, adding the community farmers that bless in abundant in farm produce, found it difficult to convey their farm products to the market saying the total absent of road network gives buyers advantage of purchasing their goods at a cheaper rate.
He appealed to the State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa to come to their aide, saying the Ndokwa East has been abandoned for too long.
He said the youths of the community should be patient and expressed optimism that one day somebody will come to their rescue.