Governor of Anambra state, Chief Willie Obiano has resumed unscheduled visits to inspect and supervise ongoing construction work on the 10.2 km Mmiata Anam- Nzam road and the bridge thereto to ensure quality adherence and speedy completion.
Gov Obiano during the inspection tour of the project reaffirmed his commitment towards ensuring its speedy completion.
The adjoining 120 meter bridge which has 6 spans of 20 meters each, was designed in 2008 but had to be redesigned after the 2012 massive flooding due to the high water level observed.
Currently, ongoing piling work on the bridge was progressing well with filling having been achieved on an 8 kilometer stretch on the road.
While addressing the people after the inspection, Gov Obiano revealed that the surprise visit was to see for himself what the contractor has done with the money already released to him and expressed satisfaction with what has been achieved.
He also ascertained that the project marks the first ever road leading to the agrarian communities of Mmiata Anam and Nzam areas; he believed that with the assurances of the contractor, sizeable portion of the road would be ready before August.
The project, Gov Obiano acknowledge was in line with the vision of his administration to create access to communities especially those with positive prospects for Agriculture, adding that he will continue to release funds to ensure that it is completed according to plan.
The project manager of the firm handling the job, Mr John Nasir revealed that with the support of the governor and inputs of Engineers from the Ministry of Road Infrastructure, Furniture and Maintenance, they have completed the redesigning of the bridge and the road to accommodate the flood usually experienced in the area and promised that they will work hard to deliver on time.
The community members who came out to welcome the governor Obiano, commended him for the project, and prayed to almighty God to bless him, as he continue delivering dividends of democracy to the people.