Governor Otti Partners FG To Make Enugu – PH Express Road Motorable
Governor Otti Partners FG To Make Enugu -PH Express Road Motorable
Abia State Governor Dr. Alex Otti, OFR says his administration is collaborating with the Federal government to ensure that the Aba-Ukwa axis of the Enugu Port-harcourt express road is reconstructed and put to use this Yuletide.
Governor Otti dropped this cheering news while inspecting the progress of work at the Ukwa and Obigbo end of the Enugu Port-harcourt express road under reconstruction by the CCECC a Chinese construction firm.
He said that he embarked on the inspection visit to ascertain the progress of work done so far.
“The Abia State government is collaborating with the Federal government to ensure that this road which has been unutilized for a very long time is got ready as quickly as possible.”
According to the Governor “Last week, precisely on Friday, I was with the Honourable Minister of Works. The Minister assured me that they have the instructions of the President to ensure that this road is available for use to motorists by or before the Yuletide of this year and I have come to see for myself the progress of work”
The State Governor, who was impressed with the level of work done so far thanked Mr. President and the Minister of Works for their commitment to ensuring that the road was fixed.
“I can see the seriousness of the contractor. Coincidentally, the contractor ,CCECC are also working for us in Abia State. We have an Engineer permanently posted to them here on site, giving us daily reports. And I am impressed. I want to use this opportunity to thank the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Asiwaju Bola Alhmed Tinubu , Minister of Works , Engineer David Umahi and the contractors who are working so hard to make sure that this road is put to use as soon as possible” Governor Otti asserted.
The Governor also made a stop over at the Asa Nnentu Spare Parts Market on his way back where he addressed a mammoth crowd of traders who trooped out in their numbers to welcome him.
Governor Alex Otti was accompanied to the inspection by Honourable Commissioners, Special Advisers, Assistants among other aids.