Anambra: F.G. Urged To Tackle the Umunya-Awkuzu Stretch Of The Onitsha-Enugu Expressway, as Transport Minister , Rotimi Amaechi tasks Ndigbo


www.odogwublog.com reports that the member representing Oyi constituency in the state house of assembly Mrs. Vivian Okadigbo has urged the Federal government to ensure the rehabilitation  of the Umunya-Nteje Awkuzu junction stretch of the Enugu-Onitsha expressway for the easy passage of commuters.
          Mrs. Okadigbo while exchanging views with journalists in Awka, decried the state of the road and solicited its immediate rehabilitation before the rainy season catches up with it.
          She stressed that being a federal road, the government at the centre needs to fix it to give more room to the working governor of Anambra sate Chief Willie Obiano who is saddled with a lot of official responsibilities.
          It will be recalled that in a bid to alleviate the plight of communities using the expressway, the state government initiated moves to construct a bridge at Nteje off the expressway.


Meanwhile, the Minister of Transportation Right Honorable Rotimi Amaechi says the actualization of the Igbo presidency can only by achieved through their hand shake across the Niger.
          Right Honorable Amaechi who gave the indication during the 12th convocation lecture of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University titled the ‘Igbos in the politics of Nigeria noted that the igbo project should be followed by the Igbos dialoguing with other sections of Nigeria’s ethnic nationalities.
          According to the minister, Igbos should assert their Igboness in the Nigerian project and put behind them the travails of the nation’s civil war.
          The minister said the present Buhari administration has initiated the const ruction of the second Niger bridge, the rehabilitation of the Enugu-Onitsha expressway and the inclusion of the south east geo-political zone in the nation’s railway line system.
          In a speech, the national president of the Ohaneze ndigbo, chief John Nnia Nwodo urged the minister to assist in speaking out to the authorities the insecurity in the nation, the menace of the fulani herdsmen, the lopsided appointments of security personnel in Nigeria, among others.
          Chief Nwodo called for the review of the 1999 constitution as amended to address the agitations of all ethnic nationalities in the country.
          Speaking on the issue, Prof. Joel Igbokwe of the department of surveying and Geo-informatics Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka campus, encouraged the Igbos to strive to be at the center of national politics to partake in the sharing of the national cake.

Anambra: F.G. Urged To Tackle the Umunya-Awkuzu Stretch Of The Onitsha-Enugu Expressway, as Transport Minister , Rotimi Amaechi tasks Ndigbo Anambra: F.G. Urged To Tackle the Umunya-Awkuzu Stretch Of The Onitsha-Enugu Expressway, as Transport Minister , Rotimi Amaechi tasks Ndigbo Reviewed by Odogwu Emeka Odogwu on Friday, March 23, 2018 Rating: 5

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