Governor Willie Obiano applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for his work in the south east and south south
– Obiano expressed optimism that the Second Niger Bridge will be delivered as promise
Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra state has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for the work on the Second Niger Bridge project.
The Punch reports that the governor gave this commendation during an inspection visit of the project in Onitsha, Anambra State.
The Anambra governor said President Buhari has done well for the south east and south south.
Obiano expressed gratitude for the level of work done and said the Buhari administration will deliver the work as scheduled.
He said the completion of the bridge will boost the economic activities of the country.
The governor said: “I have no choice but to praise President Muhammadu Buhari for his determination in the implementation of other Federal Government’s projects in the state and other states in the geopolitical zone.”
The project director of Julius Berger Construction Company, Fredrick Wieser, explained that the construction would be in three phases and that the Federal Government had made advance payment of N30bn as mobilisation fee.
He said “the bridge will be 1.6 km long, while the access road from the Asaba axis will be 3.3 km and 7km from Anambra respectively.
“Right now, we are doing the foundation work in the river which will be 50 metres deep. The pilling work in the river will be 15 metres above the water level to allow free flow of ships. With the determination of the present administration, the project will be delivered on or before February 28, 2022.”
Recall that Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra state has thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for the completion of Zik’s mausoleum in his country home, Onitsha.
Obiano spoke on Tuesday, January 8, when he inspected the mausoleum, noting that the completion was immeasurable honour to Anambra people and the entire southeast people, NAN reports.