Rep. Onuigbo applauds FG on Umuahia-Ikot Ekpene Rd project, others

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Rep. Onuigbo applauds FG on Umuahia-Ikot Ekpene Rd project, others

Former House of Representatives Member and Member representing the South East on the Governing Board of the North East Development Commission (NEDC), Samuel Onuigbo, has expressed intense gratitude to the Federal Government of Nigeria over the progress of the ongoing rehabilitation of Umuahia-Ikwuano-Ikot Ekpene Road.

Speaking during an interactive session with newsmen in Umuahia, Abia State’s capital, on Sunday, Onuigbo amidst euphoria, expressed utter satisfaction over the progress reports of the projects he facilitated.

Hear him: “The federal government under the leadership of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu deserved recognition and commendation for maintaining an admirable momentum in ensuring that its projects were executed.”

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He said: “The Umuahia-Ikwuano-Ikot Ekpene Federal Road that I facilitated is ongoing at a very good pace.

“Then, the road project from Achingali through Umunwawa to Ubakala is also ongoing.

“They are even constructing a bridge across Imo River and these were things that were destroyed during the Civil War.

“That is why I am saying politics, electioneering are over and this President Bola Tinubu-led government deserves commendation because these are projects awarded under President Muhammad Buhari.”

Onuigbo, who is the NEDC Committee Chairman for Security, Climate Change and Special Interventions, expressed gratitude to the Federal Government and Gov. Alex Otti for their commitments in the construction of a Federal Secretariat in Umuahia.

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The chieftain of All Progressives Congress(APC) specifically praised Otti for providing quality leadership and paying compensation for economic crops to the secretariat’s host community.

“It was the same compensation that I continued to ask the previous administration for over four years, but they failed to do so.

“In fact, that was what frustrated the Federal Government from commencing that work,” he said.

Meanwhile, other topical issues such as the progress made by the commission were discussed during the meeting, reports.

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