Anambra State Commissioner for Works, Engr. Ifeanyi Okoma, recently led a thorough inspection of the failing portion on the Nnokwa axis of Agulu-Nnewi Road. The primary objective of the inspection was to assess the extent of the damage and determine viable solutions to prevent the total collapse of the road.
Accompanied by the Director of Highways, Engr. Michael Ugokwe, and the Transition Committee Chairman of Idemili South Local Government Area, Mrs. Amaka Obi, Engineer Okoma embarked on the inspection exercise to address concerns raised by Mrs. Obi about the deplorable condition of the road.
The inspection began with a courtesy call on the palace of Igwe Emmanuel Ajamma of Nnokwa, where the Igwe-in-council warmly welcomed the inspection team.
Engineer Okoma expressed the necessity of the inspection, highlighting the road’s significance in the state’s development. He assured the gathered stakeholders that the road’s repairs would be prioritized, and the necessary measures would be taken expeditiously.
In her remarks, Mrs. Amaka Obi, the Transition Committee Chairman of Idemili South Local Government Area, thanked Governor Chukwuma Soludo for his responsive leadership and commended his tireless efforts in transforming Anambra into a vibrant and prosperous smart mega city.
Sir Patrick Ibekwe, a community stakeholder in Nnokwa, praised the timely visit and appreciated the state government’s commitment to the well-being of its citizens.
Among those who joined the inspection were Mr. Joe Anyika, the President General of Nnokwa Progress Union, Mrs. Jane Egbukor, the Councilor representing Nnokwa Ward, and Comrade Ifeanyi Ukpaka, the Nnokwa Ward APGA Chairman, along with other community stakeholders.
The collaborative effort between the government and various stakeholders in identifying and addressing road infrastructure challenges in Anambra State signifies a commitment to improving the quality of life for its residents and promoting sustainable development in the region.