Rep Onuigbo excited as work finally begins on Umuahia-Ikot Ekpene road




By Steve Oko

Member representing Ikwuano-Umuahia federal constituency at the House of Representatives, Hon. Sam Onuigbo, has expressed delight as the total reconstruction of Umuahia-Ikot Ekpene federal road has finally commenced after years of dilapidation, agony and public outcry.

The federal government had in 2017, awarded the contract for the total rehabilitation of the road but the project was stalled due to paucity of funds until December 2021 when the federal government approved its total reconstruction under the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Road Tax Credit Scheme.

Addressing newsmen yesterday, while inspecting work on the 50-kilometre road, Onuigbo said the total reconstruction of the federal highway would end the ordeals of his constituents, commuters and motorists plying the road.

He urged the contractor to speed up the project and adhere to specifications and ensure timely delivery.

The Lawmaker appealed to the contractor to do some…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper