Following the criticism by some governors of the South-eastern region of the country on the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, the Federal Government has today released a list of roads and bridge projects which are currently being worked.
According to information gathered by NIGERIA NEWS, the governors had been initially reported to have claimed that the administration has deliberately abandoned the region.
The list was released in a statement made by the minister for information and culture, Lai Mohammed.
According to the statement: “In Abia State, the Construction of Nkporo-Abiriba-Ohafia Road; the Rehabilitation of Umuahia-Bende-Ohafia Road; the Rehabilitation of Bende-Arochukwu-Ohafia Road Section II; Emergency Repairs of Failed Section in Umuahia-Ariam-Ikot Ekpene Road; Rehabilitation and Reconstruction of Enugu-Port Harcourt Dual Carriageway Section I: Lokpanta-Umuahia Tower; Rehabilitation and Reconstruction of Enugu-Port Harcourt Dual Carriageway Section II: Umuahia Tower-Aba Township Rail/Road Bridge Crossing, amongst others.”
“In Anambra, the Limited Rehabilitation of Umana-Ndiagu-Ebene-Amansi Awka Express Road; the Rehabilitation of Onitsha bound Carriageway of the Onitsha-Enugu Road (Phase II, Section I); the Construction of the Main works including Associated Infrastructure for the Second Niger Bridge linking Anambra and Delta States; Emergency Repairs of Existing Niger Bridge, formed the Federal Government’s list of projects in the South East.”
“In Ebonyi, the Rehabilitation of Abakaliki-Afikpo Road Section I: Abakalilki-Onueke-Abomega Road; Emergency Repairs of Abakaliki-Oferekpe; and Rehabilitation of Abakaliki-Afikpo Road Section II: Abomega-Afikpo Road.”
In Enugu, the rehabilitation of Enugu bound Carriageway of the Onitsha-Enugu Road, Phase I of Section I); Rehabilitation of Old Enugu – Portharcourt Road (Agbogugu-Abia Border Spur to Mmaku) and the Rehabilitation of Inyi-Akpugoeze to Anambra Border.”
“In Imo State, the Rehabilitation of Owerri-Umuahia Road; the Rehabilitation of Owerri-Umuahia Road Section I, II & III and the Rehabilitation of Oba-Nnewi-Okigwe Road Route.”