Yenagoa - Bayelsa Government is to build a cancer centre at Toru-Orua in Sagbama Local Government Area of the state.
This is contained in a list of projects for execution by the Ministry of Works and Infrastructures.
Mr Lawrence Erudjakpor, the commissioner for the ministry, made the list available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Yenagoa.
He said that in line with the promise made by the state government to immortalise the late Maj. Isaac Boro, a viewing centre with a museum, library and quarters would be built at Kaiama.
He added that a road project from Kaiama to Boro town in Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government Area was also on.
The commissioner said key roads and infrastructure projects were at various stages of completion.
The listed projects include Government House security gate, a police post at the commissioners’ quarters, renovation of commissioners’ offices, as well as rehabilitation of bridges as some of the achievements recorded by the ministry.
Erudjakpor said key projects such as the NYSC orientation camp in Kaiama, the Toru-Ebeni Bridge and the Federal prisons at Okaka in Yenagoa being undertaken by the state government were near completion.
He said that work on a number of road projects to open up the state capital had started with clearing and sand filling.
The roads include the dualisation of the Opolo/Elebel, Azikoro, Isaac Boro and Road Safety, Diete-Spiff, hospital roads, all in the state capital.
He commended Gov. Seriake Dickson for giving him the opportunity to serve in his administration, adding that work on the new secretariat annexes was in progress.
The renovation of the state’s old and new secretariat complexes would commence soon while governor’s lodge projects at Nembe and Sagbama and the deputy governor’s lodge in Yenagoa as well as Government House car park and the Ekoli Bridge are among the projects.