Governor Willie Obiano says at least 5kilometers of road will be fully completed on the 11.5 kilometer Uzoakwa -Ubahuekwem-Oseakwa road before the next rainy season.
On arrival at the road, Governor Obiano was received by major stakeholders and the people of the area whose joys knew no bounds at the work being done on the road.
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Heavy duty equipment were also seen asphalting the prepared parts of the very strategic road which connects many communities in the Council areas.
Governor Obiano also during the visit promised that the two kilometers of road remaining on the Oluoha-Okechukwu spur will also be completed before the next rains.
He explained that his visit to various road projects across the state is to ascertain the level of work done on them with a view to providing the necessary support as the state’s resources permit, to enable contractors take advantage of the dry season to deliver as many roads as possible.
The governor reassured Ndi Ihiala that the project was designed to improve the face of infrastructure in the area and to better their lives, saying he is committed to seeing it to completion. Read : List Of Towns in Anambra State
The member representing Ihiala One Constituency in the State Assembly, Mr Chidi Udemmadu said the road is very strategic to the socio-economic development of Ihiala Council Area and emphasized that for the Governor to continue the project even after winning reelection simply shows that he is committed to completing it.
The Commissioner for Road Infrastructure, Furniture and Maintenance, Chief Law Chinwuba said the spur when completed, will provide a shorter route to connect to the Okija -Ihiala -Egbema expressway.
In their separate remarks, the Transition Committee Chairman of Ihiala, Mr Ifeanyi Odimegwu, the traditional ruler of Akwaezike, Igwe Gab Umeh and a major political stakeholder in the area, Mr Ken Emeakayi acknowledged that no dispensation has favoured Ndi Ihiala as the present administration and thanked Governor Obiano for remaining true to his promise to continue to work on the road till it is completed.