The Abia State government has set up a Rural Access Mobility Projects (RAMP) to facilitate the rehabilitation of roads that lead to large farmlands and markets in various communities within the three senatorial districts of the state.
The Commissioner of Information, Dr.Eze Chikamnayo while briefing news men after the state executive council meeting at Umuahia explained that RAMP was set up in a bid to boost the economy through rural development as a way of shifting focus on the rural areas with emphasis on rehabilitation of roads.
He also said that the decision is because the infrastructural projects which include roads, equipping of the dialysis centre among others embarked upon in the urban centre are mostly completed and bearing in mind that the liberation farms set up by the state to curb unemployment among the youths are all in the rural areas.
According to him, one out of the twin buildings at the new workers secretariat is completed and the other structure is 80 per cent completed. He added that the old secretariat is wearing a new look with new roofing.
Dr. Chikamnayo urged Abians to support the administration of Governor Theodore Orji who is desirous to give the state a new facelift and ensure abians irrespective of status benefit from dividend of democracy.