Governor Alex Otti Charges Contractors To Expedite Action To Enable Timely Delivery Of Projects

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Abia State Governor, Dr. Alex Otti, OFR has charged contractors handling various road projects in Aba,the commercial nerve centre of the state to expedite work on them to enable the roads be completed before the rains set in fully.

Governor Otti gave the directive while inspecting several roads undergoing constructions in Aba and its environs in company of former Speakers of Abia State House of Assembly under the auspices of the conference of former speakers of Abia State House of Assembly.

Addressing the people at various spots, Governor Alex Otti described the roads as strategic and of economic importance and implored the contractors to take necessary action to complete them for use soon.

Governor Otti while expressing hope that the contractors would deliver according to specifications applauded them for the good job they are doing as well as appreciated the residents and shop owners where the roads passed through for their support and cooperation to the contractors.

“The contractors are trying but I want them to do more because I don’t want the rains to meet them here .They have the capacity and I know they can achieve that”

“I want to thank you for supporting the contractors,giving them all the maximum cooperation.I also want to thank you for going through all the inconveniences to ensure this road is done to the highest standard”

He said that the essence of the inspection was to ensure the contractors were complying to specifications and to see the level of works so far done on the roads.

Speaking on behalf of the former Speakers, who came under the auspices of Conference of Former Speakers of Abia State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Stanley Ohajuruka said, though the former Speakers are from different political parties, they are happy with what they have seen so far.

He said that politics is over and it is now time for governance, adding that one needs not to belong to the same political party before appreciating good thing.

Also speaking ,Rt. Hon Christopher Enweremadu expressed happiness with the Governor for achieving results within so short a time and for meeting the expectations of the people of the state and prayed God to help him to accomplish more for Ndi Abia.

The roads inspected during the inspection included; Pepples Road, Ndoki Road, Old Court Road and Ehi Road. others are Port Harcourt Road, Omuma Road, Industrial Road. The rest are Umuodu Avenue, university Road all in Aba and Mgbedeala -Omoba Road in Isialangwa South LGA.

Other members of the Conference of Former Speakers of Abia State House of Assembly who accompanied Governor Otti on the road inspection tour were Rt. Hons Arua Arusi, Agwu U. Agwu, Christopher Enweremadu, Ude Okochukwu , Martins Azubuike and Chikwendu Kalu.