Over 26 Roads Are Currently Under Construction In Abia – Gov. Alex Otti Reveals | READ DETAILS


Over 26 Roads Are Currently Under Construction In Abia – Gov. Alex Otti Reveals | READ DETAILS

In less than 9 months of being in office, governor Alex Otti of Abia state, has reconstructed and commissioned numerous roads, with over twenty six currently under various stages of completion.

This was disclosed by the governor during a media chat on Thursday at the State government House, banquet hall, in Umuahia.

The governor also revealed that palliative jobs are being done currently on about 15 roads, and four newly reconstructed roads, ready for commissioning in the state.

“We have been firing from all cylinders in terms of reclaiming our state from infrastructural decay”

At the last count, 26 new roads are in different stages of completion . That does not include several other roads over 10 or 15 that we are dealing with through our direct Labour agency. we hav commissioned about 6 newly reconstructed roads; we have about 4 completed and ready for commissioning mostly in Aba. In addition our zero pothole policy is being implemented to the latter in major towns including Aba and Umuahia. Our selection of roads is based on their strategic importance” the governor said.

He also assured that there are plans to rid the popular Ariaria International Market in Aba of flooding.

He said;

“Very soon, we will also commence our efforts in ridding Aba of flooding, particularly Ariaria market and all the corridors around there. It is a very ambitious project and we want to beat the rains- from the drawings, designs. All the meetings we held between yesterday and today, it does appear that it will take more than 18 months to rid Aba of flooding .

Our challenge now is to divide the projects into phases. Within the next few days we will come up with a comprehensive plan. We are also very inteereste din dissecting the whole of Aba and Umuahia and we belive that that will help save the roads we are building an the environment from floding.”