The Minister of Works, Energy and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has mentioned the Federal Authorities would guarantee completion of the Onitsha part of the Enugu-Onitsha expressway highway mission on the scheduled date of 2021.
The minister, who was on inspection go to on the mission website, mentioned that given the tempo of labor happening on the website, he was not unsure that the dream of the Federal Authorities finishing the work on file time could be achieved.
Represented by the Federal Director of Freeway Building and Software, Mr. Yemi Oguntumiyi on the inspection of the highway mission at Umunya axis, Fashola mentioned he was glad with the progress and the standard of labor being executed.
“President Buhari attaches significance to this highway. It’s a essential mission not just for the South East however the whole nation; that’s the reason the President desires it accomplished on schedule.
“Contemplating the a lot the contractor has been mobilised and the tools on website, we’re optimistic that the work could be accomplished as deliberate. I’m glad with the progress and high quality of labor executed thus far,” he mentioned.
Oguntumiyi additional mentioned, “When the minister visited this mission, the contractor assured him that the work would moderately be executed earlier than the wet season would set in correct. That’s the reason we’re right here immediately to see how far he had gone.
The Federal Controller of Works in Anambra State, Adeyemo Ajani, whom was additionally on the inspection staff, mentioned 4 kilometres out of 18 kilometres of the highway had been accomplished.