The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has approved the Dualisation of Ogbumnuabali Road in Port Harcourt, the state Capital.
Rivers State Governor also warned anyone who wants to disrupt the project.
In a Press statement by Paulinus Nsirim the commissioner of Information it reads ” His Excellency, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, Governor of Rivers State has approved the dualisation of Ogbumnuabali Road in the State capital.”
“The project which is to commence immediately will consolidate the urban renewal programme of the present administration.”
“Government hereby warns that the full wrath of the law will be visited on anyone who dares to disrupt the commencement of this well intentioned project.”
“took another important step in developing critical infrastructure to better the lives of our people as the Rivers State Executive Council approved the construction of the first phase of the Trans-Kalabari road.”
“The road which will be constructed by Lubric Construction Company (LCC) would create a road link to Krakrama, Omekwe-ama, Angulama, Omekwe Tari-Ama, Sangama, Mina-Ama and other riverine communities that were previously unaccessable by road.”
” The 9.3 meter wide, and 13.99 km long road has a projected cost of N13.48 bn with a completion schedule of 14 months.
Also approved was the Second phase of the Sakpenwa-Bori-Kono road at the cost of N14bn.”
“The Sakpenwa-Bori-Kono road which is a link to five Local Government Areas has a proposed width of 24 meters and a length of 17 kms. It will be fitted with streetlights and constructed by China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC).”
“In keeping to our firm resolve not to leave any project uncompleted, both roads have a completion schedule of 14 months and would each be funded at N1bn monthly by an irrevocable standing payment order against the state’s internally generated revenue.”