Abia : Governor Okezie Ikpeazu releases N6bn for completion of road projects

Abia : Governor Okezie Ikpeazu releases N6bn for completion of road projects

The Governor of Abia, Okezie Ikpeazu has approved the release of N6 billion for the completion of ongoing road projects within the first 100 days of his second term in office. Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Onyebuchi Ememanka   issued a statement on Monday in Umuahia concerning the state government willingness to providing basic

The Governor of Abia, Okezie Ikpeazu has approved the release of N6 billion for the completion of ongoing road projects within the first 100 days of his second term in office.

Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Onyebuchi Ememanka   issued a statement on Monday in Umuahia concerning the state government willingness to providing basic infrastructure, urging that the residents are to cooperate with the contractors to enable them meet with the deadline.

The statement revealed that N1 billion had been released to the contractor handling the Osisioma Flyover Project, as it was expected that the project would be completed within two months, contractors handling major road projects across the state are also expected to achieve 75 per cent completion of  pending road projects in the next 100 days.

Although construction activities would resume on Friday in Aba on the Umueze-ABSUTH-Udeagbala and Aba-Owerri roads, while others include Ohanku road, Osusu road, Eziukwu road, Ururuka road, Emelogu road and Waterside Second Bridge.

According to the statement another N1 billion had been released to the contractor handling the Obikabia road project which cuts across three local government areas of the state.
It also reads that funds had been released to Arab Contractors for the completion of the Aba road project in Umuahia, adding that the project will be executed in two phases.

The statement noted that Ohafia township roads, Ohanku road in Aba and Umuopara Ring road in Umuahia South Local Government Area would be inaugurated in the days ahead and that 1000 units of street lights would be installed at strategic roads in Aba and Umuahia, guarantee that plans are underway to commence the implementation of urban renewal initiatives in Abia.

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