Obiano Commissions Nkpor To Amawbia Road In Anambra

governor obianoThe 28.2 kilometer stretch of road from Nkpor to Amawbia, built at over nine billion naira has been commissioned in Anambra state.

Governor Willie Obiano, during the commissioning of the road at the Nkpor round about axis, commended the contractor for a quality job done.

The road which he says cuts across over seven communities which includes: Ogidi, Ogbunike, Umudioka, Umunnachi, Ukpo, Abagana, Enugwu-ukwu, Nawfia, among others, will bring huge relief for the people as traffic congestion which Nkpor Junction is known for will be a thing of the past.

The construction began in 2008, under Former Governor, Peter Obi’s administration which saw to the completion of about 13 kilometer of the road.

The governor said the commissioning was in line with his campaign promises of completing, commissioning and commencing new projects in the state.

Addressing the people, Governor Willie Obiano urged the surrounding communities and road users to take ownership of the road and avoid harmful practices that will reduce the life span of the road.

The state Commissioner for Works, Lawrence Chinwuba, explained that the road cost the state over nine billion naira and it has the full compliments of a standard road infrastructure with the lighting project to be completed soon.

The governor also commissioned the two point one kilometer PHCN road at Awada Obosi.

Governor Obiano also commissioned the 1.2 kilometer PHCN road at Awada Layout, Obosi, with its appurtenances which cost 490 million naira.

Anambra State Signs $320 Million Agreement For International Market

AnambraAnambra state government has signed a $320 million business agreement with a private consortium, for an International market to be sited at Ogbunike in Oyi Local Government Area of the State.

Signing the memorandum at the governor’s lodge at Amawbia, Governor Willie Obiano said the project was in its first phase and would create over 600 jobs and would provide viable outlet for distributing and marketing goods mass produced by the industrial hub in the state.

The governor also shored up the occasion with a gallant entry to sign the $320 million dollar agreement with the consortium for the establishment of a modern market of international status.

in his speech, the Chairman of Anambra State Promotion and Protection Investment Agency, under whose auspices the project was attracted said the market would have a shopping mall, industrial park, educational and medical facilities and entertainment center.

The leader of the team, Mr Obiora Anyaralu and another senior member of the consortium, Dr. Adedeji Ameh, said the second phase of the project would incorporate the establishment of a housing estate.

He further said that the project would assist the governor in achieving his vision towards elevating the state to an enviable height in commerce.

Addressing the august team, the Governor stated that a similar market would be established in Umunze, Orumba South Local Government Area, explaining that the main market with its challenge of old age necessitated the undertaking of the present project.

He assured the gathering of direct job creation to the tune of 600 when the project must have been completed. He put the percentage benefit of the project to the state at five per cent while the local government of domicile gets 25 per cent.

Signatures by all parties involved were appended, thus sealing the deal and expectations are now high that in 42 months, an international trade center must have been built in Ogbunike in Oyi Local Government Area of the state as the state heads for a digital e-commerce stage in trade and business activities.