S’East Zone: Road Construction Soon To Be Completed

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The Controller of Works, Federal Ministry of Power, Works, and Housing in Ebonyi State, Bede Obioha, has expressed optimism towards the completion of ongoing federal roads, bridges, and other infrastructural works in the South East zone.
According to him, the government renewed effort towards the construction has given him the assertion that these works will be completed in due time.
Bede expressed his views while leading the members of the House of Representatives Committee on Works around some ongoing federal roads in Enugu which connected to Ebonyi State.
He said that with the roads being constructed in those areas the residents of the communities the roads traversed through would breathe a new air.
However, in spite of his satisfaction with the level of works done by the contracting companies, he said he has cited his reservations for corrections to the contractors.
He said, “Yes, I am satisfied but in one of the projects I have my reservations but I have made my observations known to one of them and we have been trying to streamline things so that the jobs can be moving smoothly. I’m satisfied.”
The Chairman of the House Committee, Hon. Tobi Okechukwu, who represents Aninri/Ogwu/Oji River in the National Assembly, called on the contractors to increase their speed in other to ensure that the projects would be completed within record time.
“We have inspected the projects and there are a number of issues that have been raised. We are to get the results of those complaints and after that we can make an assessment of the quality and the level of satisfaction.
“Road construction is not an artwork but science-based. So, we are expecting the results and we have given the supervising engineer, the controller, certain results that we will need,” he said.
The roads inspected include 27.5km Nenwe–Nome–Mburumbu–Nara road and 26km Nenwe–Uduma–Uburu road with spur to Ishiagu–Mile 2 road, which is 14 kilometers among others.

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