Uzodinma has revolutionalized Imo infrastructural development-APC Chairman

Imo APC chairman, Ebere

Dr MacDonald Ebere, Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), Imo, says Governor, Hope Uzodimma, has revolutionalized the development of infrastructure with the construction of more than 28 urban roads in Owerri.

Ebere said Uzodinma government is equally constructing 153 kilometres of rural roads at five kilometres per each local government area in the first phase of the program.

Ebere spoke during a news conference to showcase the achievements of Gov. Uzodinma’s administration to turn the economy of the state around in the past three and half years on Wednesday in Owerri.

According to him, the administration has done so much to put the state on a sound economy standing.

On road construction, 35 kilometres Owerri-Orlu dual carriageway and the 46 kilometres Owerri-Okigwe road were delivered as intercity road. 

“The dualization of the Owerri-Mbaise-Umuahia road, another 46 kilometres stretch, is ongoing. 

“Also under construction is the Orlu-Akokwa-Arondizogu-Uga road leading to Anambra State measuring 37 kilometres”, he said. 

He listed the 28 roads completed within Owerri capital territory to include; Oparanozie, Amaigbo, Edede, Ring roads in Aladinma Housing Estate, Lake Nwaebere and Olokoro Streets.

Others are; Umuahia, Okeikpe, Arugo, Egbema, Ngwa, Douglas, JP Ajaelu, Thomas Moore,

Gozie Nwachukwu, Archdeacon Dennis Road, Aladinma, Assumpta / IbariOgwa / Port Harcourt Road and Federal Secretariat Road (now Muhammadu Buhari Dual Carriageway Drive) among others.

He said, in fulfilment of the recovery agenda of Governor Uzodimma, The Eastern Palm University worth over 40 billion naira was recovered from former Governor Rochas Okorocha and his family.

“The University is now owned by the Imo State Government following the approval and issuance of certificate of ownership by the National Universities Commission (NUC). 

“The Imo State Standard Shoe Company, previously foreclosed by the Assets Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON), was equally recovered after the settlement of its 1.5 billion naira indebtedness to AMCON. 

“The Magistrate Court quarters was recovered, including several properties belonging to various institutions and the designated new Government House Layout was returned to government. 

“The famous Eke Ukwu Owerri market, which is the ancestral market of Owerri people, was recovered,” he said.

Ebere who listed litany of projects done by the Uzodinma’s administration appealed to the people to support the All Progressives Congress (APC) government in the state by voting candidates contesting on the platform of the party.

“This is our chance to sustain the good works of our Governor, let’s come out on March 18 and vote APC members who will work with the Governor, to take Imo to a higher level of development and achievement”, he said.


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