Despite the challenge posed to the global economy by the coronavirus pandemic, construction work has resumed on the new technical colleges being built by the Delta State government.

The state governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa had at the weekend assured that his administration would complete all ongoing infrastructural projects that had reached advanced stages of completion while others would have to wait till 2021 fiscal year.

Commissioner for Technical Education in the state, Mrs Gbubemi Ikolo, on Tuesday while inspecting the ongoing Asaba Technical College project. commended the contracting firm handling the project for diligently following the job specifications.

She expressed satisfaction with the pace of work urging the contractor to do more to make sure the job is delivered in no distant time.

Ikolo hailed Okowa for having good heart for Deltans especially in the area of empowering the future leaders of the state with skills that will make them self-reliant.

She reiterated that inspection of all ongoing Technical College projects and others in the state by her ministry will continue in order to ensure quality job execution and timely delivery.

Technical Education Commissioner ordered the immediate relocation of the hall being built by a Catholic Church on the space for the college, stressing that the ministry has tried enough in allowing the church to remain in addition to allocating to the church another space.

Out of the additional nineteen technical colleges approved by the state government, nine is currently ongoing.