Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has commenced the procurement for the construction of the six-kilometre ring road through Ndi Okorie -Eziafor -Atan -Ndi Oji Abam Ring Road, in Arochukwu Local Government Area.
This development is part of measures the governor has taken to fulfill the promise he made to Ndi-Abam during the grand civic reception organised in his honour recently at Uzo-Abam.
The Commissioner for Works, Eziuche Ubani, while inspecting the site, assured the people that all the necessary documentation had been concluded with the project engineers and work is expected to commence soon.
Also speaking, during the commissioner’s visit, the member representing Arochukwu/Ohafia federal constituency, Uko Nkole, who is from Abam clan, affirmed the governor’s willingness to the fulfillment of his promise to Ndi-Abam.
The President General of Atan Abam Development Union, while reacting, thanked the governor for approving the road which he said when completed, will give a new lease of life to the community.
He also said that the people of Abam will rally support for the governor and Nkole who has within his three years in office rehabilitated the Anyim bridge, that link Abia and Akwa Ibom State, provided and installed transformers for Atani Abam community which ended the nine years of electricity outage and secured federal civil service jobs to many of their sons and daughters.