Uncategorized

NDDC SIGNS MOU WITH IMO STATE GOVERNMENT ON CONSTRUCTION OF THREE ABANDONED ROADS IN THE STATE

Governor Hope Uzodimma, NDDC IA, Dr. Efiong Akwa and Director Legal Services, Dr. Stephen Ighomuaye

GABRIEL OKECHUKWU, PORT HARCOURT

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC and Imo State Government have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, on the construction of Avu-Adapalm – Etekuru  to Ogba/Egbema and two other abandoned Roads in the state. 

Signing the MoU at the Executive Chamber of Imo State Government, the State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodimma acknowledged the commitment of NDDC towards the development of Niger Delta Region. 

AKWA AND UZODIMMA


The residents of the area and Imo State in General will not forget the present administration of Niger Delta Development Commission NDDC in a hurry for collaborating  with Imo State Government in the construction of three Road projects, the Avu -Egbema Road, Umudi -Nkwere Road and Imerewe  to Etche Road which have been abandoned for over ten years.

The abandonment of the projects was traceable to the security challenges in the area which became Overwhelming to the contractor who could no longer manage the situation. 

Consequent upon that, the State government thought it wise to reach out to NDDC to renegotiate on the way forward. 

Speaking during the signing of Memorandum of understanding between NDDC and Imo State Government, the state Governor, Senator Hope Uzodimma  expressed happiness over the synergy.

Governor Uzodimma who revealed that a join Project monitoring team of NDDC and Imo State will be set up to guarantee quality and timely finishing of the projects, added that the roads would boost economic activities in the locality.

GROUP PHOTOGRAPH

Similarly, the Interim Administrator NDDC, Dr. Effiong Akwa who traced the discovery of the abandonment of the projects to the Forensic audit of the interventionist agency, maintained that all efforts would be made to ensure speedy completion of the projects. 

Director CAD NDDC, DR. IBITONYE ABOSEDE AND OTHERS

Dr. Akwa who insisted on the commitment of the present administration towards the development of Niger Delta Region, appreciated the support of the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs and President Muhammadu Buhari in repositioning the commission.

ROAD PROJECT

The Interim Administrator commiserated with Imo State Government over the fire incident at Egbema/Ohaji where many lives were lost.

WORK IN PROGRESS

High point of the event was inspection of the ongoing Avu-Adapalm – Etekuru  to Ogba/Egbema road.

ON THE JOB

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Back to top button