Imo State Commissioner of Information and Orientation, Hon Barr Emeka Ebiliekwe has said plans are underway to replace two substandard tunnels in Owerri constructed by the past administration in the State with world class flyover at the House of Assembly junction, Owerri- Port Harcourt road. He also said there will be will be well constructed channeled drainages into the Nwaorie River.

He said gone are the days motorists will the pains of “China Roads” built by the past administration.

The Commissioner who spoke at the recent flag off ceremony of 13 signature roads by the State Governor, Rt Hon Emeka Ihedioha at the Assumpta Cathedral axis of Port-Harcourt road, Owerri, said Governor Emeka Ihedioha is prepared to right the wrongs of the past.

He further explained that the projected life span of the new roads to be built by the present government will be 20 years and above while the contractors handling the roads construction were given twenty months to complete the roads construction.

The Commissioner said the era of substandard projects in the State are gone, saying the award of contracts followed due process

“The transparency and accountability is open for general public to see” he said

He commended the State Commissioner for works, Engr Ben Ekwueme and all those directly or indirectly involved in getting the jobs done properly.



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