Obiano Targets Completion Of Street Lights By February

Anambra Youths Endorse Obiano For ContinuityAnambra state Governor, Willie Obiano, has announced that the target of the ongoing ‘Operation Light up Anambra’ project of his administration, is to cover the whole stretch of the Enugu-Onitsha road, both on the old road and on the expressway by end of February.

Governor Obiano stated this when he commissioned 210 units of 180 Watts LED streetlight project, stretching from New Tyre, Nkpor, through New Parts and across the Flyover to Borromeo round about, Onitsha, covering five kilometers to be powered by Gas and through the National grid.

Also commissioned was the Nise to Agulu Lake street lights and the installation has presently covered a 90 kilometer stretch.

Addressing the people of the area that were present on the occasion, the governor, commended the state service commanders for a hitch-free Christmas and New Year celebration.

He then stated that the street lighting project has helped in security operations and that the target is to achieve mounting of street lights from the Awka to Asaba boundary.

Commissioner for Public Utilities, Mr Obi Nwankwo, then stated that benefiting communities must take ownership of the project and protect them from vandalism.

From Nkpor, the entourage moved over to Nise the commissioning point of the 15 kilometer street light, covering from Amawbia through Nise to Agulu Lake axis.

The governor then emphasized the status of Anambra state as the light of the nation, which the state must live up to.

The President General of Nise Community lauded the giant strides of the governor in lighting up the state and assured him of the community’s support to his administration.

Obiano on the other hand, reiterated his commitment towards improving in infrastructural development, insisting that the transformation of Anambra state in areas of infrastructure alongside economic and social security, is certain in year 2017,

Obiano Switches On 6.7km Streetlight Project In Anambra

Willie Obiano, Streetlight, Anambra stateNight drive in Anambra state just got safer as the State Governor, Willie Obiano, has switched on a 6.7 kilometer streetlight project from Agu-Awka Axis to Amansea near the boundary between Enugu and Anambra states.

The street lights which stretches along the Enugu-Onitsha Old Road, will be powered by gas and by the national grid.

It brings to a total, 82.6 kilometers of street lighting being achieved in the ongoing first phase of the project called ‘Operation Light Up Anambra’.

The Governor gave further assurances of security to complement the infrastructural development on ground in the state.

“When I assumed office two and a half year ago, we had challenges here. People were not coming home (because) there were security challenges.

There were no streetlights in most places. As a matter of fact in 90% of the places but we tackled security (first) and today Anambra is the safest place in Nigeria.

“This Christmas is going to be the biggest Christmas ever celebrated here as there will not be any security challenge. Air, land and sea have been cleared,” he said.

Governor Obiano also commended citizens, particularly residents of the state who have supported the development of the state.

He encouraged more Anambra people to emulate those who have led the way in supporting government to make Anambra a modern state.

“You know this is a time of recession but within that recession we still have people who have money that can help the government because they believe in what we are doing,” he said.

Community leaders commended the Governor for the development and reiterated the message of the government for all citizens of Anambra to visit home for Christmas as every structure that will ensure an eventful celebration has been put in place.