Mr Richard Nwala, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Works, Abia, said on Sunday that the present administration in the state had completed and inaugurated 41 roads since its inception.
Nwala told newsmen in Umuahia that the Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu’s administration had made long strides in road construction in the state.
He said that rehabilitation and reconstruction of 74 other roads, including some bridges, were ongoing in different parts of the state.
“Not only do the roads have drains built with cement pavement technology on both sides, they also have street light component for aesthetic and security at night.”
The permanent secretary said that the roads were evenly distributed across the three senatorial districts of the state and not in accordance with political patronage.
He said that the state government placed high premium on road transformation so as to enhance…
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