JOY of motorists and other road users knew no bound following the intervention of the fixing of failed sections of 14 roads in Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State.
Chairman of Ogbaru Driver’s Welfare, simply identified as Jakidom, said that the failed portions were nightmarish to drivers who plied the roads, especially, members of the Driver’s Welfare, Ogbaru Chapter.
He commended the Chairman of Ogbaru Local Government Council, Hon. Arinzechukwu Awogu for fixing the roads.
Also, APGA Youth Leader in Atani, Ward 1, Mr. Phillip Ejinkeonye Ugboma said he was always worried about the bad section at Naval check point each time the wife was to drive along the Atani Road, fearing the fate of the bottom plate of the vehicle, among others as a result of the state of the road.
Reopening the repaired failed section of the roads to traffic, the Council Chairman, Hon. Awogu, said the Council would continue to complement the efforts of the Anambra State government in making roads in Ogbaru motorable.
He revealed that work will soon start on a number of roads in Okpoko as the state government has concluded arrangements to fix roads in Okpoko.
Awogu further called for patience as the challenge of road infrastructure in Ogbaru would soon be addressed by the governor, noting that the challenge of road infrastructure in Ogbaru Local Government Area of remains topmost concern to the people of the area.
Some of the roads that still require urgent intervention include the Obodo-Ukwu Road, Ede Road and Atani/Ozubulu Road.
BY SUNNY A. DAVID