Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has awarded the contract for flood and erosion mitigation works in Upper Adesuwa Road and several adjoining streets in Government Reservation Area (GRA) in Benin City, the Edo State capital.
The project is being implemented in conjunction with the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP), and covers streets in the GRA axis of Benin City, Oredo Local Government Area and Urora community in Ikpoba-Oka LGA. It is expected to be delivered within a two-year duration.
The affected streets in GRA include Rueben Agho, Oko Central, Ekhaguere Primary School Area, Omoma, Oba Ewuare, Edosomwan, Gaius Idubor, Agontaen Avenue, College Lane, among others.
Commissioner for Environment and Sustainability, Dame Omoua Alonge Oni-Okpaku, who disclosed this,…