Rivers Govt to inaugurate N80bn road to mark Fubara’s one-year anniversary


May 7, 2024

The Secretary to the State Government, Dr Tammy Danagogo, made this known on Tuesday during an interactive session with some journalists in Port Harcourt.

Danagogo, who is also the Central Planning Committee Chairman for the anniversary, said that the N80 billion road project, with a dual carriage road of about 31 kilometres and several bridges, would connect several other states.

He said that the governor would use the 20-day programme to inform the people of Rivers what his administration had done during his one year in office.

He said that Fubara’s score card on completed and ongoing projects would be spelt out during the period, adding that the 20-day activities would begin May14 until June 2.

According to Danagogo the activities will begin with the inauguration of the Old Bori Road, intended to provide an alternative route to the Eleme axis of East-West Road.

“The Andoni-Opobo unity road will be commissioned on May 15, Emoha-Kalabari road will also be commissioned on May 17, he said.

Danagogo said that 20 per cent payment for the Andoni, Opobo Unity road construction was paid by the former administration led by Gov. Nyesom Wike.

He said that the outstanding 80 per cent payment for the road construction worth N21 billion was made by Gov. Fubara’s administration.

Danagogo said that other activities including an Economic summit to boost the economic growth of the state would hold with focus to increase the internal revenue, attract investors and create jobs for the youths.

He said that the Governor’s Wife, Mrs Valerie Fubara would host children in the state to mark children’s day celebration on May 27, followed by a state banquet to mark Rivers’ 57 years anniversary.

Dangogo said that May 28 and 29 was mapped out for the youth day and accountability forum to present the Governor’s score card to the media and the public.
Danagogo also said that the Governor would also publish a detailed information of his administration’s accomplishment, including the cost of all the projects and specifications.

The planning committee Chairman said that on May 30 the construction of the Phase 2, Trans-Kalabari road, a mega project, initiated by former Gov. Peter Odili, taken over by former Gov. Rotimi Amaechi, Gov. Wike and Gov. Fubara’s administration, would be flagged off.

He also said that a Thanksgiving service at the Saint Paul’s Anglican Cathedral in Port Harcourt, would round off activities marking Fubura’s one-year in office.

Danagogo also assured that Gov. Fubara remained committed to the welfare of the people of the state and continuity in governance.


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