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WE HAVE CONSTRUCTED ABOUT1, 000 KILOMETRES OF ROADS – ANAMBRA GOVERNMENT

Achina-Gov. Willie Obiano says his Government constructed not less than 1, 000 kilometres of roads of 95 roads within the six years of my emergence at the helm.

The Governor said this while inaugurating some completed road projects in the three Senatorial Zones in the state.

The projects include 4.3 St. Peter’s University, Achina-Onneh Road awarded in 2014; select roads in Nnewi, including the 2.4 kilometers Nnobi – Nnewi road, 2.4 kilometers Ozubulu road and 2.4 kilometer road in Oraifite.

Others are the Nengo Bridge, Nteje, the 3.2 Umueze Igboezunu – Adani Road Aguleri, commenced and completed in 2019; the 4.8 kilometers Awkuzu SARS Junction – Abube Square Nando road with a 20 meter Bridge.

The rest are 6 kilometers road, which also has seven culverts as well as the 1.2 kilometers Stamford road, Awka.

The inauguration was part of activities to mark the governor’s six years in office.

The events were held at select roads and bridges, spread across the three senatorial districts of the state embarked on within the live of the current administration.

Gov. Obiano stressed while inaugurating the projects that his administration would not relent in constructing more agrarian roads, to boost economic activities.

Gov. Obiano emphasised that the roads would link agrarian communities, to facilitate export of goods as well as decongest various roads during festive periods.

He called on Ndi Anambra to cultivate the habit of disilting their drainages and stop burning of tires on tarred roads so as to help the durability of the surfaces.

Commissioner for Works, Mr Marcel Ifejiofor, an Engineer, said that the Obiano-led administration distribute road infrastructure evenly across the three senatorial districts, applauding the governor for embarking on projects with strong socio-economic importance.

Stakeholders including Deputy Governor, Dr Nkem Okeke, Traditional ruler of Nteje, Igwe Roland Odegbo, Traditional Ruler of Enugwu-Ukwu, Igwe Raph Ekpe, the Auxiliary Bishop of Awka Diocese, Right Reverend Jonas Benson praised the government for the accomplishments.

Top government officials attended the ceremonies, while different musical groups entertained the audience.

Source: Anambra State Government