Godwin Obaseki: Checkout Some Of His Notable Achievements As Governor

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In 2018, The World Bank hailed the Godwin Obaseki administration in Edo State for economically developing the state through the implementation of its people-oriented policies and programmes.

The World Bank scored the state high on its projects execution and implementation of social investment programmes.

It described the programmes as most laudable, impactful and commendable in the democratic history of the country.

Some of the projects that the Obaseki administration was commended for include the Refinery project, the Gelegele Seaport projects, Benin Industrial parks, etc.

While Obaseki was embarking on these key developmental projects, he has not neglected other social and economic projects in the state.

In this article, we highlight some projects carried out by Governor Godwin Obaseki-led government in the last 3 plus years in office.

Notable Achievements Of Governor Godwin Obaseki

  1. Reconstruction of James Watt Road, Benin City (Asphalt Overlay/Drainage Construction)
  2. Construction of 3 Nos Airport security watch towers/night landing equipment at the Benin Airport, officially reviving night operations at the 63-year old Airport.
  3. Reconstruction of Abudu Township Roads (Vegetation control, Desalting and Cleaning)
  4. Reconstruction of Akpofa/Nwaka Road, off 2nd Ugbor
  5. Reconstruction of Ayanyor Omoigui Street, off 2nd Ugbor Road
  6. Capacity Building of 500 Primary Healthcare Workers
  7. Reconstruction of Chief Alonge Avenue, off Vincent Agenmomen Avenue, GRA, Benin City
  8. Construction and furnishing of Edo State Chief Judge residential complex
  9. Reconstruction of Central Road, GRA, Benin City, Edo State
  10. Construction of a solar powered borehole with a stanchion tank and engine room at Emokpae Primary School, Benin City
  11. Construction of Central Hospital 200 Bed in-patient ward/accident and emergency ward, Benin City
  12. Construction of Computer Braille Centre at Aruosa Street, Benin City
  13. Construction of Evbuokuden Community Health Centre
  14. Construction of industrial boreholes at Okua, Irue Nowina and Okpebor Communities
  15. Construction of Lucky Way, Benin City
  16. Construction of Model Secondary School at New Era College, Benin City
  17. Construction of 6 blocks of 12 open stalls and 12 lock-up stalls at Ekae Market.
  18. Construction of the Lassa Fever Centre at Stella Obasanjo Hospital
  19. Construction of three-classroom block at Ugogogin Community Primary School
  20. Construction of three classroom block at Uholor Community
  21. Construction of town hall at Evbuokuden Community
  22. Construction/Renovation of Oba Ovoranmwen recreational park.
  23. Cooke Road, Benin City (Asphalt Overlay, Drainage Construction)
  24. Digitalization of revenue collection.
  25. Dualization of TV Road/Ehaekpen Road (LOT1)
  26. EDOJOBS empowered 50 youth on Automobile Repairs with apprenticeship and job placement across Oredo LGA and others
  27. EDOJOBS empowered youth with bee keeping starter packs
  28. EDOJOBS set up ICT Satellite center
  29. EDOJOBS trained 103 youths on Cosmetology
  30. EDOJOBS trained 173 youth on Web Design, Development and Maintenance across Oredo L.G and others
  31. EDOJOBS trained 200 youths on Solar panel installation and maintenance
  32. EDOJOBS trained 671 youth on bee keeping, poultry farming and soilless farming
  33. EDOJOBS trained youth on Waste Recycling with an option for immediate employment across Oredo LG and others
  34. EDOJOBS trained youth on wood work and Furniture making with an option for immediate employment
  35. EDOJOBS trained youths in Oredo on Data Science and Artificial Intelligence across
  36. Reconstruction of Edosomwan Joseph Street/Osaruese Street, Iyekogba
  37. Education Management Information System (EMIS), supply of furniture
  38. Reconstruction of Ekikhalo Edosonmwan Avenue, off Ugbor Road
  39. Enactment of the State Health Insurance Law
  40. Enogie Road, off Sapele Road, Etete from chainage 00m to chainage 715m
  41. Reconstruction of Enogie Road, off Sapele Road, Etete from chainage 715m to chainage 1430m
  42. Reconstruction of Esigie Road, off Ekenwan Road
  43. Establishment of Edo State Health Insurance Commission
  44. Establishment of Edo State Primary Healthcare Development Agency
  45. Establishment of Isolation Center at Stella Obasanjo Hospital
  46. Reconstruction of Evbiemwen Road, Benin City (Asphalt Overlay)
  47. Reconstruction of Evbuomwan/Nesta Street, off Irhinrin Benin City
  48. Reconstruction of Gbadamosi Avenue, off Nosa Edugie Road, Ugbor
  49. Reconstruction of Giwa-Amu Street, Oko Central, Gapiona, Jemide/Akhionbare Road, 1st Ugbor Road, 2nd Ugbor Road, Etete/Guobadia, Ikpokpan, Omoruyi (LOT2)
  50. Reconstruction of Igbinosa Street, off Irhinrhin, Airport Road, Benin City
  51. Reconstruction of Imuetinyan Street, between St. Stephen and 3rd, Benin City
  52. Installation of wireless connectivity for Edo State House of Assembly.
  53. Introduction of Measles Containing Vaccine (MCV2)
  54. Reconstruction of Isiwe Street off Forestry, Benin City
  55. Iyekogbe Housing Estate
  56. Reconstruction of Justin Okonoboh Drive off Solomon Eghianruwa, off Edosomwan Street Ugbor, Benin City
  57. Reconstruction of Maria Gorreti – Dumez Road (Spots improvement/Cleaning)
  58. Reconstruction of Miller to Ogunweyin Road, Ugbor
  59. National Open University Road, off Ekenhuan Road, Benin City
  60. Reconstruction of Nneka Street, off Ugbor Road, Benin City
  61. Reconstruction of Nosa Edugie Avenue, Ugbor Road
  62. Reconstruction of NYSC Zonal Office Road, off Edo – Osagie Road, GRA, Benin City (Asphalt overlay with Kerbs)
  63. NYSC permanent orientation camp at Okada, Benin City, Edo State
  64. Reconstruction of Ofumwengbe Street between Iwehen and 2nd Ibiwe Road, Benin City
  65. Reconstruction of Ogbe Ibuya
  66. Reconstruction of Ogbelaka Street, Benin City (Part Drainage and spot improvement)
  67. Reconstruction of Ogbor Community Road, Oko Central, Benin City
  68. Reconstruction of Ogene Street between Second and Third East Circular, Benin City
  69. Reconstruction of Oguola Street, off Okada Avenue
  70. Reconstruction of Okaeben Street, off James Watt Road, Benin City
  71. Concrete /Drain Construction at Oliha Street off Sapele Road, Benin City
  72. Opening of Infectious Disease Molecular Lab at Edo Specialist Hospital
  73. Reconstruction of Osaguona Street to Green House (Drainage/Asphalt overlay)
  74. Reconstruction of Ovonramwen Street, btw Igun and Akpakpava, Benin City (Drainage and Asphalt Overlay)
  75. Reconstruction of Ovoranmwen Street, between Igun and Old Western Road Benin CityOye Street, off Baba Naira & Anthony Iyamu Street
  76. Polio Eradication Certification
  77. Reconstruction of Prisons – Ohuoba Street Road, off Sapele Road, Benin City
  78. Provision and Installation of Dual-Arm Led Street Lights on 2nd East Circular Road
  79. Provision of 150 three-seater desk for pupils
  80. Provision of Meningitis Vaccine for children 15-23 months
  81. Purchase and Installation of 30 Nos Light Poles and Its accompanying Accessories
  82. Purchase of scanners across MDA’s for a consistent and structured archive of document.
  83. Reactivation/Renovation of Skill Acquisition Centres at Ugbor Village and Sapele Road with over 400 trainees in session
  84. Reconstruction of High Court Internal Roads, James Watt Road & Idahosa Street
  85. Reconstruction of Industrial Court building, GRA, Benin City
  86. Redemption Drive, by Winners Chapel, Sapele Road, Benin City
  87. Rehabilitation of Evbuodia Primary Healthcare Center
  88. Rehabilitation of Failed portions across Oredo
  89. Rehabilitation of Roads – Ekehuan Axis I (Rehabilitation of Ekehuan Road)
  90. Remodeling works at the Oba palace Benin City
  91. Renovation & Furbishing of Edo State Primary Healthcare Development Agency
  92. Renovation and Activation of the State Emergency Operations Center (EOC)
  93. Renovation and Service Activation of Edo Specialist Hospital
  94. Renovation of Edo State Civil Service Commission Building complex, Sapele Road, Benin City
  95. Renovation of Ethiope Ground Floor Building (Pension House)
  96. Renovation of Primary Healthcare Centre
  97. Renovation of some warehouses at Edo State Medical Stores
  98. Renovation of Ugbor Primary Healthcare Centre
  99. Renovation/Construction of Magistrate Court Iwebo Street, Benin City.
  100. Reuben Agho Street, Benin City (Asphalt overlay,Laterite Filling, Drain and Culvert Construction)
  101. Rehabilitation of the Road beside St. Philomena Catholic Hospital
  102. Setup Edo Innovation hub – the largest cluster of hubs in the country. The hub has collaborated with National and International partners such as
  103. Amazon, Google Africa, Curators University, LinkedIn, CADD center, GIZ, Oxfam International, HPLife, Center for women development, Facebook, GidiMobile etc. to deliver ICT skills training, solutions and connecting beneficiaries to jobs in the IT sector
  104. Supply & Installation of Single Arm Led Street Lights along Ezoti, Aideyan & the Refurbishing of Government House Street Lights
  105. Training of 7,000 Healthcare Workers on Infection and Prevention Control
  106. Rehabilitation of Ugbor Road, Benin City (Double Box Culvert/Trapezoidal drain/filling and compaction of road section with stone base)
  107. Rehabilitation of Unueru Street, off Sakponba
  108. Rehabilitation of Zakawanu Garuba Road, Iyekogba Estate
  109. Rehabilitation of Omoghan Dandy Street, Air Port Road, Benin City (Asphalt Overlay)
  110. Rehabilitation of Omoruyi/Osaobomwen Street (Asphalt Overlay), off Isiohor, Benin City
  111. Rehabilitation of Failed Portion of Road at 1st Ugbor, Benin City, Edo State
  112. Rehabilitation Amos Igbinovia/Osayende Street, off Ugbor Road, Benin City (Asphalt Overlay)
  113. Construction of Concrete Drain/Asphalt Overlay at Oye Street, off Eweka, New Benin, Benin City, Edo State
  114. Road Surface Marking with Thermoplastic Paint at James Watt Road and Cooke Road, Benin City, Edo State.
  115. Rehabilitation of Iguodale Street, off M.M.Way (400m) & One Adjoining Road; Chief Ossai Junction, off 1st Ugbor (45m) Benin City, Edo State. (Asphalt Overlay)
  116. Rehabilitation of Iyahen Street (220m), off Maria Goretti Road and Two Adjoining Street; Ogunmosun Street (210m) & Uwa Street (210m), Benin City, Edo State (Asphalt Overlay).
  117. Rehabilitation of Akioya Street, off Akhiobare Road, G.R.A at Afe-Miracle Road, off Ikpokpan G.R.A Benin City/Eweka Street off Upper Lawani Streetasphalt Overlay/Kerbs/Desiltation of Concrete Lined Drain/Section of The Carriage Way.
  118. Asphalt Overlay/Kerbs/Drainage Construction at Lucky Way Street off Ugbor Road/Iyobanosa Road, off 2nd West Circular Road.
  119. Asphalt Overlay/Drainage Construction/Kerbs at Unueru Street Linking 1st East Circular/Asoro Street and Mountain of Fire Road, off Honey G Road, off Air Port Road
  120. Asphalt Overlay at Benson Idahosa University Road, Ugbor
  121. Asphalt Overlay/Drainage Construction/Kerb at Obasuyi Street, off Tony Kabaka Road, Ugbor
  122. Asphalt Overlay/Drainage Construction at Osayande Ize Iyamu Street, Ugbor, G.R.A, Benin City
  123. Rehabilitation at Erhunmwunse Street, off Ekenwan Road
  124. Rehabilitation at 2nd Agho Street, off Ekenwan Road
  125. Rehabilitation at Agho Street off Ekenwan Road,
  126. Asphalt Pavement/Drainage Construction/Kerbs at Osaro Idah Avenue/Chief Odua Avenue/Ameowie, Ugbor
  127. Asphalt Pavement/Drainage Construction at Joseph Edosomwan Extension Iyekoba Estate/Iriajen Avenue, off Goodwill Ekenwan
  128. Asphalt Pavement/Kerbs at 1st Ofunwegbe Street, New Benin/Mabel Erewa, off Etete Road, Benin City
  129. Asphalt Pavement/Drainage Construction at James Imudia Way/Cesowa Avenue, off Irirhi-Iyekoba Road
  130. Asphalt Pavement at Aiyanyor Aigbekaen Road, off Etete Road,
  131. Asphalt Pavement/Drainage Construction/Kerbs at Ukhegie Street, off I.C.E Road
  132. Asphalt Pavement at Waec Computer Based Test Centre Access Roads (Arueghionmon & Iyoha) Ogunmweyin. Phase 1
  133. Asphalt Pavement at Waec Computer Based Test Centre Access Roads (Arueghionmon & Iyoha) Ogunmweyin . Phase 2
  134. Asphalt Pavement / Drainage Construction/Kerbs at Ohangbon/Inegbenoso/Jj Owa/Ogiemwoyi Street, off Upper Mission Extension
  135. Asphalt Pavement / Drainage Construction/Kerbs at Ohangbon/Inegbenoso/Jj Owa/Ogiemwoyi Street, off Upper Mission Extension Phase 2
  136. Asphalt Pavement / Drainage Construction/Kerbs at Ohangbon/Inegbenoso/Jj Owa/Ogiemwoyi Street, off Upper Mission Extension Phase 3
  137. Asphalt Pavement/Kerbs at Ighodaro Drive, off Ruben Agho, off Gapiona/Chris Igiebor/Omo Street, off Ugbor Road Benin City
  138. Asphalt Pavement/Kerbs at Kingsley Imasogie Street, Ebo, G.R.A, Benin City
  139. Drain Construction/Ashalt Pavement at Miller Ogunwenyi Road Ugbor/Oba Ovoramwen Lane off James Watt
  140. Asphalt Pavement/Drainage Construction at Omoregie Omo Street/Prince Martin Iyen/Omon
  141. Asphalt Pavement/ Drainage Construction/Kerbs at Brisbourne Iyamu Street, off 1st Ugbor/Wilson Obaghagie Street, off Lucky Way, Benin City
  142. Asphalt Pavement/Drainage Construction/Kerbs at Ivbiawoh Lane, Linking Ogbelaka and Omoruyi Street
  143. Asphalt Pavement/Drainage Construction/Kerbs at Iyekoba Police Station Road Linking Zakawanu Garuba Road
  144. Asphalt Pavement/Kerbs at Iyekoba Police Station Road Linking Joseph Edosomwan Road/Akpofa Nwanka
  145. Asphalt Pavement/Drainage Construction at Obasuyi Street, off 1st Ugbor
  146. Asphalt Pavement/Drainage Construction at Dominion Avenue, off Honey G Road, off Air Port Road, Benin City/Isah Street Linking Upper Lawani and Upper Mission
  147. Asphalt Pavement/Part Drainage Construction at Adolor Street, off Adesuwa Grammer School
  148. Asphalt Pavement/Kerbs at Osamwonyi Street, off Goodwill off College Road
  149. Asphalt Pavement/Drainage Construction at Lucky Way Street, off M.M.Way Benin City
  150. Asphalt Overlay/Drainage Construction at Owa Street Linking Urubi Road and Wire Road, Benin City
  151. Asphalt Pavement/Drainage Construction at Iwehen Street/Iwehen Lane/Idahosa Lane Linking Mission Road
  152. Asphalt Pavement/Drainage Construction at Ero Street between Urubi and Wire Road/Osasu Asabor Street before Edsiec, off Oko Central, Benin City.
  153. Asphalt Pavement/Drainage Construction at Extension of Erhunmwense Street from Moat, Link to Ehiozomwangie
  154. Asphalt Pavement/Drainage Construction at L. Edegbe Close off 1st Ugbor Road, Benin City.
  155. Asphalt Pavement/Drainage Construction at Efosa Uyi Street off Irhirhi Road, Benin City
  156. Asphalt Pavement/Drainage Construction at Irabor Street off Benoni Street, Benin City
  157. Asphalt Pavement/Drainage Construction at Internal Access Road Network within Edo Production Centre at Magistrate Court Premises
  158. Asphalt Pavement/Drainage at Internal Access Road with Car Park and Land Scaping in Edo Hotel Premises
  159. Asphalt Pavement/Drainage at Internal Access Road Network within Oba Akenzuwa Cultural Centre Airport Road and Rehabilitation of Igun Street off Sakponba Road to Igbesamwan Junction Benin City
  160. Asphalt Pavement/Drainage at Aragua Street off Siluko Road Linking Siluko Road Ore Oghene, Oghenosa and 1st Ivbore Street, Benin City
  161. Electrification at Ugbor
  162. Electrification at Ebowe
  163. Electrification at Evbuekhae
  164. Electrification at Evbuovuike
  165. Electrification at Aganmwonyi
  166. Electrification at Omoregie
  167. Drainage/Asphalt overlay at Akpofa/Nwaka Road, off 2nd Ugbor
  168. Asphalt Overlay/culvert at Justin Okonoboh Drive off Solomon Eghianruwa off Edosomwan Street Ugbor, Benin City
  169. Drainage/Asphalt Overlay at Isiwe Street off Forestry Road
  170. Drainage/Concrete Pavement at Okaeben Street, off James Watt Road, Benin City
  171. Concrete/Drainage at 1st Ofunwengbe, New Benin, Benin City
  172. Drainage/Asphalt Overlay at Evbuomwan/Nesta Street, off Irhinrin Benin City
  173. Drainage/Asphalt Overlay at Ogene Street between Second and Third East Circular, Benin City
  174. Asphalt Overlay/Kerbs at Oguola Street, off Okada Avenue
  175. Asphalt Overlay/Drainage Construction at Road beside St. Philomen Catholic Hospital
  176. Asphalt Overlay /Drainage Construction/Kerbs at Ogboro Community Road, Oko Central
  177. Asphalt Overlay/Drainage Construction at Esigie Road, off Ekewan Road
  178. Asphalt Overlay with Kerbs on One Side at Zakawanu Garuba Road, Iyekogba Estate
  179. Asphalt Overlay/Drainage Construction/Kerbs at Edosomwan Joseph Street/Osaruese Street Iyekogba
  180. Asphalt Overlay/Drainage Construction/Kerbs at Chief Alonge Avenue off Vincent Agenmomen Avenue, G.R.A Benin City
  181. Asphalt Overlay with Kerbs on Both Sides at Redemption Drive By Winners Chapel, Sapele Road, Benin City
  182. Asphalt Overlay/Kerbs at Gbadamosi Avenue off Nosa Edugie Road, Ugbor
  183. Asphalt Overlay/Kerbs at Ekikhalo Edosomwan Avenue off Ugbor Road, Benin City
  184. Asphalt Overlay/Drainage Construction/Kerbs at Nosa Edugie Avenue, Ugbor
  185. Asphalt Overlay/Drainage Construction/Kerbs at Nneka Street off Ugbor Road, Benin City
  186. Asphalt Overlay /Drainage Construction at Oye Street off Baba Naira and Anthony Iyamu Street
  187. Asphalt Overlay at Evbiemwen Road, Benin City
  188. Laterite Filling, Drain and Culvert Construction at Reuben Agho Street, Benin City
  189. Asphalt Overlay at Reuben Agho Street, Benin City
  190. Part Drainage and Spot Improvement at Ogbelaka Street, Benin City
  191. Asphalt Overlay at 1st and 2nd Ofunwengbe Street, Benin City
  192. Double Box Culvert/Trapezoidal Drain/Filling and Compaction of road section with stone base at Ugbor Road, Benin City
  193. Drainage construction/Asphalt Overlay at Osaguona Street to green House
  194. Drainage construction/Asphalt Overlay at Ovonramwen Street, btw Igun and Akpakpava, Benin City
  195. Vegetation Control, Desalting and Cleaning at Abudu Township Roads
  196. Spots Improvement/Cleaning at Maria Gorreti – Dumez Road
  197. Asphalt Overlay with Kerbs at NYSC Zonal Office Road, off Edo – Osagie Road, GRA, Benin City (Asphalt overlay with Kerbs)
  198. Asphalt Overlay at Miller to Ogunweyin Road, Ugbor
  199. Drainage/Asphalt Overlay at Prisons – Ohuoba Street Road, off Sapele Road, Benin City
  200. Drainage/Asphalt overlay at National Open University Road, off Ekenhuan Road, Benin City
  201. Drainage/Laterite Filling at Horny G & Divine Street, off Airport Road, Benin City to Dominion Assembly Church
  202. Asphalt overlay at Horny G & Divine Street, off Airport Road, Benin City to Dominion Assembly Church
  203. Drainage/Asphalt overlay at Ovoranmwen Street, between Igun and Old Western Road Benin City
  204. Drain/Asphalt overlay at Ofumwengbe Street between Iwehen and 2nd Ibiwe Road, Benin City
  205. Asphalt Overlay at Igbinosa Street, off Irhinrhin, Airport Road, Benin City
  206. Asphalt Overlay/Drainage Construction at Ayanyor Omoigui Street off 2nd Ugbor Road
  207. Drainage/Asphalt Overlay at Unueru Street, off Sakponba
  208. Asphalt Overlay at Imuetinyan Street, between St. Stephen and 3rd, Benin City
  209. Asphalt Overlay at Enogie Road, off Sapele Road, Etete from chainage 715m to chainage 1430m
  210. Asphalt Overlay at Enogie Road, off Sapele Road, Etete from Chainage 00m to chainage 715m
  211. Upgrade Of Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium
  212. Civil Service Training Center
  213. Establishment Of Edogis Oredo
  214. New Highcourt Building Oredo
  215. Establishment Of Edogis