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Obiano assures of food security in Anambra

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Inspects work on Mmiata Anam-Nzam Bridge

ANAMBRA State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has assured food producing communities of his administration’s determination to empowering them for more productivity.

 The governor stated that this will avail food security in the state.

Gov. Obiano made the declaration during an inspection  to  the  construction site of Mmiata Anam-Nzam Bridge in Anambra West Local Government Area of Anambra State is nearing completion.

  The bridge had six spans while earthwork has been done on eight kilometers of the road with the three kilometres leading to Nzam only remaining in the project. A beam has also been launched on the 120-metre bridge linking Mmiata Anam and Nzam.

  Speaking while inspecting the project, Gov. Willie Obiano reiterated his administration’s commitment to opening up critical areas of food production as part of the state’s food security policy.

   According to the governor, the road is key to the development of the area.

He, therefore, promised to extend the road to Nzam which have not seen an asphalted road.

  Gov. Obiano equally expressed joy that the road and bridge when completed would help farmers convey their produces to the urban area. This, he noted, will as boost the state Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) base.

  Earlier, while making a point to the governor, Anambra State Commissioner for Works, Marcel Ifejiofor stated that the road is 11 kilometres.

  According to him, the contractor has promised to complete the road within the stipulated time. He further assured that his ministry would leave no stone unturned to ensure that the project is well executed.

  The contractor handling the project thanked Gov. Obiano for the support given them, promising to ensure that they delivered the project on time and according to specifications.

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