In furtherance to State Government’s commitment to her Urban Renewal Policy, today, His Excellency Distinguished Senator Hope Uzodimma officially commissioned the newly reconstructed roads in Owerri Municipality.
The roads included:-
1.) Douglas road.
2.) Oparanozie/Edede/Amaigbo street roads.
3.) Thomas More, JP Ajaelu & Gozie Nwachukwu road.
4.) Assumpta – Owerri/Port Harcourt road/Ibari Ogwa.(4.5km dual carriage way, completed)
5.) Archdeacon Dennis road, Aladinma.
6.) Lake Nwaebere – Aladinma Ring Roads.
The Governor while commissioning these roads stated that his administration is committted towards giving Imo people good and quality road across the State adding that the government is determined to reposition and redefine the state of Imo roads for ease of doing businesses and other economic benefits accruing therein.
The Governor upon commissioning of Thomas-More and it’s adjoining roads, made a brief stop at Saint.Thomas More Catholic Church new Owerri, where he was received and blessed by Monsignor Anthony Njoku for remembering the road, thus, giving it a new facelift.
The Governor also used the opportunity to inspect MCC/Urratta road, Dick-Tiger road, Relief Market road and Dick-Tiger balloon technology drainage site to ascertain the level of construction & progress made so far at the sites, while calling on the contractors to redouble their efforts for timely completion.
The Works Commissioner in an interview with newsmen briefly after the roads commissioning maintained that, His Excellency Distinguished Senator Hope Uzodimma is desirous in giving Ndi-Imo efficient and result oriented leadership driven on shared prosperity.
He further called to Imolites to give support to the government in realization of her Reconstruction Rehabilitation and Recovery Agenda and assured that in no distant time that rural roads and other critical areas of roads despair will receive it’s deserved attention, he added.
The event featured very senior political appiontees and members of the expanded EXCO of the government amongst other notable personalities.