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Regional News of Wednesday, 27 April 2022


Imo state govt take over NDDC road projects, to ensure timely completion

Imo governor, Senator Hope Uzodimma has partnered with the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for his administration to the takeover of lingering road projects in the state.

While commending Dr. Effiong Akwa, the interim sole administrator of NDDC, and his team, Governor Uzodimma disclosed that the partnership is geared toward providing a long-lasting solution to the lingering execution of projects in the state.

He said this is due to insecurity, youth restiveness, and environmental hazards, stressing that his administration will handle the projects, provide security and the enabling environment for the desired win-win situation for the people and the government.

The governor further disclosed that there is a joint team of engineers from the state and the NDDC to monitor the projects.

Speaking earlier, Dr. Effiong Akwa commended the governor for taking bold steps in the development of the state.

He further stated that the essence of the partnership is to hasten the completion of the road projects under NDDC like Etekwuru road, Avu road, and others are projects for the well-being of the people.