Governor Obiano calls on FG to save the Onitsha-Enugu expressway from erosion
Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano has called on the
federal government to save the Onitsha-Enugu Expressway
from caving into gully erosion that has affected parts of the
newly constructed flyover along New Parts market, Nkpor,
Idemili North council area.
The Governor made the call, yesterday, October 29, while
inspecting the havoc being wreaked by the erosion on the
He disclosed that he has contacted the President after
inspecting the site recently, mandated IDC construction firm
to mobilize to site and start palliative work, to save the
He stated that the federal government owes the state an
outstanding twenty-five billion naira spent on the
reconstruction of federal roads in the state, a reason why it
must get permission from the federal government before
embarking on palliative work on the site.
undertake the erosion project which will run into billions of
naira, and advised the citizenry to bear with the state while
it pressurizes the federal government to come to its aid.