The Anambra State government has expressed the hope that the state’s International Conference Centre Agu-Awka will be ready for use by the end of this year.
The state Deputy Governor, Dr Nkem Okeke disclosed this shortly after inspecting fifteen containers of steel roof materials that arrived the project’s site yesterday.
Government House Correspondent, Emmanuel Okonkwo reports that the ten thousand gallery centre, with enough packing and recreational
spaces is one of the ongoing legacy projects of the Governor Willie Obiano led administration in the state.
During the inspection exercise, it was observed that it is only roofing and interior works that are still remaining in the project, as the completed walls of the edifice had been already plastered.
Deputy Governor Okeke explained that with the presence of the Conference Centre in the state, Anambra will become the centre for tourism in Nigeria and the economy of the state will increase on daily bases.
Contributing, the state Commissioner for Housing, Architect Michael Okonkwo said that the Conference Centre is being built to international standard and would be the largest of its kind in the
Speaking earlier, the Manager of the firm handling the project , Engr Abiola Kolawole explained that the fifteen containers of steel roof materials are part of the fifty-six containers of the materials that are to be offloaded at the site, assuring that the remaining forty-one containers will arrive the
site before the end of this month.
Engr Kolawole promised that the company will do everything necessary to delivery on specification.