Governor T.A. Orji has announced that road reconstruction work involving 16 major roads in Aba will commence soon.
In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Ugochukwu Emezue, the Governor said that a task force which was set up to take a look at critical roads that are in bad shape has pointed out some roads that need serious attention.
The roads are as follows: Azikiwe, Jubillee, Cemetery, Milverton Avenue, Eziukwu/Okigwe roundabout, Ama Ogbonna, Nwala by Faulks road to Brass Junction at Aba Owerri Road, Ngwa Road, Ohanku which is on-going, Emelogu Road completed but to be added drainage, Ehere, Omoba road, Umuola Road, Ikot Ekpene Road from Opobo junction to Bata, Amaogbonna/Omuma by ACCN, Nwigwe by Nwagba Avenue and Geometric assess Road, Aba.
The governor who spoke at the expanded PDP caucus in Umuahia assured that his administration is determined to give Aba a face-lift.
The governor hinted that he is not unaware of the infrastructural decay in the commercial city of Aba occasioned by neglect by previous administrations hence he is poised to make a difference.
Speaking further, the governor said that he has not endorsed any aspirant for the 2015 election, saying that anybody going about claiming that he has endorsed him or her should not be taken seriously. He said that for now, his main preoccupation is to ensure that he completes his legacy projects which will also help in marketing the party ahead of the 2015 election.
The governor also maintained that his party the PDP has done well so far with the concrete projects he is executing in the state on the platform of the party.
On the issue of the local government election in the state, the governor said that for now the house of Assembly has put it on hold while modalities are being put in place for the election.
He assured all Abians of his determination to take Abia to the next height.