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Rivers intensifies completion of road projects

30 November 2015, 08:40Augustine Osayande

Abuja - Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has directed that all rehabilitation and reconstruction works on critical economic roads in Port Harcourt be intensified.

Special Assistant to the Governor on Electronic Media, Simeon Nwakaudu, confirmed the order.

“The Governor noted that the rehabilitation and reconstruction of the roads remain vital to maintain the re-booting economy of the state. He said the rehabilitation have been programmed to reach all major roads,” Nwakaudu said.

He added that new roads being constructed in Obio-Akpor, Port Harcourt, Eleme and Ikwerre Local Government Areas would continue as scheduled.

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He said Julius Berger was consolidating on preliminary works on the rehabilitation of failed portions of Aba Road, the key arterial road in the state capital.

The preliminary remedial works at the Waterlines stretch of Aba road is progressing while another construction giant, CCECC at the UTC junction end of Aba road has reached advanced staged in its rehabilitation work, he said.

“Massive infrastructural development is one of the key campaign promises of Governor Wike during the campaigns. He met a decayed infrastructural Base, which he is addressing faithfully,” Nwakaudu said. 

- CAJ News


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