OWERRI – Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo has promised to construct more roads in Owerri North and Owerri West Local Government Areas of the state in the first quarter of 2015
Okorocha made the promise in a statement issued on Saturday in Owerri by his Senior Special Assistant on Media, Mr Sam Onwuemeodo.[pro_ad_display_adzone id=”10″]
He also promised to establish 27 new factories across the state to boost the state’s economy and create employment for the youths.[pro_ad_display_adzone id=”10″]
The governor said the proposed roads were to ensure that every community in the state enjoyed the dividends of democracy within the life span of his administration.
He listed the roads to be constructed to include Emii Road, Obibiezena – Imerienwe, Nkwo Emeke – Umucham, Isiuzo – Afor Egbu and Umuguma – Okuku roads, all in Owerri North Local Government Area.[pro_ad_display_adzone id=”10″]
The others are Umuguma –Avu – Oforola Road, Okolochi – Emeabiam and the Orogwe –Ndegwu roads in Owerri West Local Government Area.
Okorocha said that his administration had within three and half years delivered on its election promises.
He, however, expressed regrets that the heavy rains in 2014 had hampered construction of more roads and gave an assurance that priority would be given to the listed road projects in 2015. (NAN)