FG To Commence Palliative Work On Collapsed Enugu Bridge - Umahi

The Federal Government has approved the immediate commencement of palliative works at the collapsed  bridge at  New Artisan Flyover/NNPC Mega Station along Enugu/PH Epressway , Enugu State. This was contained in a statement made by the Hon. Minister of Works, Engr. Nweze David Umahi during his inspection visit to the collapsed bridge on this 9th day of November,2023. He directed the immediate take- off of the parliatives and hoped that in the next 10 days one lane of the bridge would be reinforced so that road users can start making use of the road "The  President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, *His Excellency, Sen Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR* has also through the 2023 Supplementary  Appropriation released some money that we can use to start the rebuilding of these two bridges and other bridges by the depot and also a flyover by that 

The Hon. Minister of Wotks reiterated the determination of Mr President in bringing immediate intervention to the dilapidated road infrastructure across the nation and assured the government and people of Enugu State of having a fair share of the approved interventions by Mr President. "Mr  President has released money for palliatives for over 260 roads across the 36 States of the Federation and FCT."

While appreciating the leadership will of the Governor of Enugu State, *His Excellency, Peter Ndubuisi Mbah* in turning around the economic development prospects of the State and his support for the good leadership of Mr President, he assured him of the partnership of the Renewed Hope administration of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu in rejigging the road infrastructure of Enugu State. " I know the Governor is  very eager to build that Federal road and he has concluded the design and he is going to start soon. While he is doing that, we will do the flyover  and some road works to complement the work he is doing on that Federal road" The Hon. Minister assured Nigerians of even spread of the palliative works on our road infrastructure and in doing so would ensure that all such palliative works are designed and quantified and the State Governors through their Commissioners for Works would be involved. "They would help in monitoring the works to be done and would always sign off the sheets before contractors are paid".

Earlier, the Governor of Enugu State thanked the Hon. Minister of Works for the interest, passion and speed with which the Ministry had attended to the challenge posed by the collapsed bridge." As you know, the last time we came here the Hon. Minister was also here to inspect and to identify areas of quick intervention and I am happy now to announce to you that the Hon.  Minister has come here to inform us again that work is going to commence here tomorrow."

This  is contained in a press statement by Barr. Orji Uchenna Orji, Chief Press Secretary to the Hon. Minister.

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