Orji Kicks off Constituency Projects

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Peter Uzoho
In fulfillment of his electoral promises to develop his constituency (Abia Central) if elected, Senator Theodore Orji has commenced work on several of his constituency projects designed to address various infrastructural challenges affecting his constituents.

A statement by his Media Adviser, Don Norman Obinna, said the constituency projects are spread evenly within the six local governments that make-up Abia Central Senatorial District – Isiala Ngwa North, Isiala Ngwa South, Umuahia North, Umuahia South, Osisioma and Ikwuano.

They are listed as, construction of 33KV line and installation of 300KVA, 33/0.415KV distribution substation at Nvosi 1 (Amaku community in Isiala Ngwa South LGA via Border Community Development Agency. Construction of three 300KVA, 11/0.415 substations at Umuhute Azueke community in Umuahia North LGA via Border Community Development Agency. Installation of three 300KVA, 11/0.415 substations at Amapu Ntigha in Isiala ngwa North LGA, via Border Community Development Agency.

On the list of projects also include, supply of four 500KVA transformers to two LGAs of Isiala Ngwa North and Osisioma (two each to the two LGAs). Supply of eight 500KVA Transformers in four LGAs of Umuahia North, Umuahia South, Ikwuano and Isiala Ngwa South.

Construction of two Solar powered boreholes in Umuahia North and Osisioma LGAs.
Others include erosion control in Umueze road, Emede Ibeku in Umuahia North LGA, erosion control in Umuakanu road, Emede Ibeku in Umuahia North, erosion control in Umuagu road with bridge, Emede Ibeku and rehabilitation/reconstruction of Umuire-Udide-Umuodudu-Agbor road in Emede Ibeku. “Of the 10 constituency projects listed, works are on-going on the construction of 33KV line and installation of 300KVA, 33/0.415KV distribution substation at Nvosi 1 (Amaku community in Isiala Ngwa South LGA, Construction of three 300KVA, 11/0.415 substations at Umuhute Azueke community in Umuahia North LGA, as well as erosion control in Umueze road, Emede Ibeku in Umuahia North LGA, erosion control in Umuakanu road, Emede Ibeku in Umuahia North,” the statement said.

The statement further said that work is about to start on the construction of two solar powered boreholes in Umuahia North and Osisioma LGAs, while the rest will kick-off soon.
“These projects have shown that the era of dilatoriness is gone. At the completion of these projects the infrastructural challenges of the rural communities of the Abia Central would have been solved to a large extent,” the statement added.