Ughelli Residents Groan Over Payment Of N30, 000 And Above For This Project

The some of the residents of Ighwre-Ovie Community, Ughelli, Ughelli North Local Government Area, Delta State have expressed their anger over the decision of the community leaders to levy a fee of N30, 000 and above to each compound.

The fee which was said to be levied on landlords/compounds at the community was meant for construction of a drainage in the area.

While each Upstairs was mandated to contribute the sum of N60, 000 (Sixty thousand naira), each bungalow would contribute the sum of N30, 000 (thirty thousand naira).

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Africa Investigative Magazine gathered that each compound at one the streets at Igwhre- Ovie whose name was given as Otas Street had earlier contributed the sum of N5, 000 (five thousand naira) at the month of February, 2022 for similar project over which it stopped half way.

The resident who spoke with Africa Investigative Magazine yet, preferred anonymity expressed disappointment over the decision of Ighwre-Ovie community leaders to task the residents such amount in the face of financial difficulties.

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“I am not happy with the letter community president sent to me. At the month of February, each compound in Otas Street paid N5,000 for construction of a drainage which we didn’t see. We have been asked to pay another N30, 000 this March, same year.

“I am just a tenant here. So, if I move to another street or compound, I will another contribute money. This is not fair. Ughelli North LGA Chairman should do something about it,” she said.

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A letter jointly signed by the Community President, M. Robert Akpojivowi and Chairman Road Committee, Hekusi Hotels, alleged that an agreement was reached between the leaders of Ighwre Ovie community and the leaders of primary school area to channel the flood.

The letter further said that it was agreed in a meeting held on March 03, 2022 that each landlord/compound should pay at least N30, 000 and above.

Details of payment were provided.

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