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Anambra moves to tackle roads, erosion gullies in Ogbunike

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GOVERNOR Willie Obiano has pledged the commitment of his administration to completing the Azu Ogbunike- Saint Monica’s College Road before the end May this year.

Governor Obiano stated this while inspecting the extent of work on the 12 kilometre work.

Governor Willie Obiano, who expressed happiness over the pace of work on the job explained that his administration was constructing about 45 kilometres of road in the area.

Governor Obiano disclosed that about 80% of the entire roads in the area had been asphalted and assured that the project would be provided with street light infrastructure on completion.

The governor said the erosion on the road would be tackled professionally to deliver quality work.

Governor Obiano also indicated that the entrance to the Ogbunike Cave was being redesigned to make it more accessible and attract more tourists to the site.

The state Commissioner for Works, Marcel Ifejiofor noted that the contractor had been fully mobilized to complete the job.

He noted that over five kilometres of the project had already been asphalted.

Also, the Commissioner for Transport, Uche Okafor stressed that the project would promote easy movement within the Oyi LGA axis.

The manager of the firm handling the job, Yinka Amosun said it would execute the project to ensure that the people benefitted from the work through good erosion control measures.

The traditional ruler of Ogbunike , Igwe Umenyiora ,appreciated the governor for embarking on the job, which he said links the six villages in the area.

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