Abakaliki: To evacuate farm produce, three new rural roads have been approved for construction by the Ebonyi state government in line with its rural development drive.
The roads include; Enyibichiri/Ojon/Nwida road, Agubia/Abina/Oronga/Item Amagu road,all in Ikwo local government area, and Ovuduechi/Oyege/Ndufu road,in Izzi local government area.
Briefing newsmen at the end of this week’s State Executive Council meeting held at EXCO chambers, government house, Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State Commissioner for Works and Transport, Engr. Ogbonnia Obasi flanked by the commissioner for Information and state Orientation, Barr.Uchenna Orji, said Enyibichiri/Ojon/Nwida road was first awarded by the state government, followed by Agubia/Abina/Oronga/Item Amagu road both at Ikwo local government, while Ovuduechi/Oyege/Ndiofutu road in Izzi local government was later awarded
According to the commissioner, approval was given for the construction of the roads in phases of 5 kilometres each ,in view of the length of the roads.
The commissioner for Information and State Orientation, Barr.Uchenna Orji, disclosed that the report on law reform presented by its law review and reform commission, headed by Justice Abbys Ngene, received commendation from the State Executive Council.
“Let me add that the state Executive council also deliberated on a report by the Law Review and report commission headed by Justice Abbys Ngene.
“The commission made presentation about law reform on laws from 2019 till date, and presented 4 volumes of codified law. That is from volume 7 to 10. And the Executive Council did accept and appreciated their good work”.
Orji also disclosed that the Council received the Vice Chancellor and management staff of Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu Alike Ikwo, who came to make presentation on the progress the institution has made, especially in the area of job creation, university community relationship and development.
According to Orji, the Council while thanking the Vice Chancellor for a job well done, offered collaboration with the university in the area of academics and development.
Barr. Orji further announced that Council approved the presentation made by the Special Assistant to the the governor on Attitudinal Change, to have an outfit called ‘Attitudinal Change Volunteer Vanguard’, and directed that the SA should go ahead to establish it, to ensure that the attitude of the people changed for better.