Governor Umo Eno Flags-off Construction of 13.5km Okopedi-Oron by East-West Road


Akwa Ibom State Governor, Pastor Umo Eno, has flagged off the dualization of the 13.5 km Okopedi-Oron by East-West Road (Phase two) in Okobo Local Government Area of the State.

Governor Eno, who performed the ceremony on Tuesday, assured that the project handled by the Chinese Engineering and Construction Giant, CCECC, would be completed within 24 months.

The governor, who also flagged off the dualization of the 13.6km Unyenge- Universal Energy Road to Ibom Deep Seaport with 2nd Bridge of 30m and 45meters Span and Spur to Affi-Uda Village in Mbo Local Government Area, stated the huge economic benefits the road will bring to the state and indeed the South-South and Southeast regions respectively.

The Governor announced that his government will conduct town hall meetings from June this year, to put the administration’s scorecard before the people and in his administration’s spirit of inclusivity, inquire from the people, further needs for their respective communities.

Pastor Umo Eno later visited the General Hospital, Iquita Oron, where free medical services are being provided in collaboration with Hensek Integrated Services, an indigenous road and engineering services firm.

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