Enugu awards N1 billion infrastructural projects
To sustain the tempo of development in Enugu State, the governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has awarded contracts for roads and other infrastructural projects across the state worth over N1billion.
Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Mr. Greg Nnaji, named the projects to include; the completion of Akpakwume-Nze-Aku road, between Udi and Igbo Etiti Local councils (phase one); the construction of culverts/ river crossing along Nike Lake Junction-Harmony Estate- Amorji Nike-Adoration Ministry road – a bypass (phase one), in Enugu East Local council.
Others include, the rehabilitation/construction of Institute of Management and Technology (IMT) Boulevard in Enugu North local council, construction of Amalla Orba-Orie Orba-Eke Ovoko road (Phase One), Udenu local council, and the Amaechnenu junction to Saint Mary’s Catholic Church, Eha Alumona in Nsukka local council.
Briefing newsmen after the State Executive Council (EXCO) meeting, Mr. Naji said government also approved purchase of five fire trucks for the newly constructed fire service stations across the three senatorial districts of the State.He added that the council has approved the construction of a court building for use pending the completion of renovation of the Court of Appeal building in the state.
The commissioner noted that the state government’s intervention in the Judiciary is in line with its four-point agenda, adding that approval was equally granted for the supply of furniture and other equipment as well as commencement of external works at the Magistrate court building, court room and registry at Ikem, Isi-Uzo local government area.
Also the Commissioner for Rural Development, Gab Onuzulike, disclosed that the fire-fighting equipment were approved to ensure that the five new service stations commence full operation for safety of lives and property.