Residents relieved as Ikpeazu inaugurates Immaculate Heart Avenue Road
Yolamchi Ukaga, Aba
Residents of Immaculate Heart Avenue, in Osisioma Ngwa local government area of Abia state have heaved a sigh of relief, as the state government has completed the rehabilitation of the road, which was in deplorable condition for years.
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, while commissioning the road at the weekend, promised to complete all ongoing projects in the state before the end of his tenure in 2023.
Ikpeazu further promised to complete the Osisioma flyover, Eziukwu, Omuma, Ngwa Roads and other strategic projects embarked upon by his administration, before the end of his tenure.
He assured that the Immaculate Heart Avenue Road, which was constructed with rigid pavement technology, has a life span of about 25 years and promised to continue to work selflessly for Abia people until he leaves office.
He thanked the speaker and members of the Abia State House of Assembly, for being key players in the success of his administration and urged them to continue to support the executive arm of government.
Sir Ude Oko Chukwu, state’s deputy governor, noted that the road was critical to the residents of the area in particular and the people of Aba in general, adding that the continuous inauguration of roads, by the present administration in the state, was proof that the administration had fulfilled its campaign promises.
For Elder Bob Ogu, commissioner for works, Abia state, the road was important to the economic growth of the area and the state and promised that street lights would be installed on the road.
Christian Kamalu, chairman, Osisioma Ngwa local government area, while conveying the gratitude of his people to the governor, noted that the governor’s gesture was a show of love to the people and assured of the continued support of the people of Osiosioma to his administration.