person_pin Rita Ureh
query_builder July 4, 2018 16:59:32

By Okoli Sunday

Awka, July 4, 2018 (MOI) Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra has ordered the installation of speed breakers and other road signs on the Army Barrack’s end of the Enugu-Onitsha expressway.

This is to forestall motor accidents on the road.

Anambra State Commissioner for Works, Mr Marcel Ifejiofor, who directed on this, when he visited the Commander, 302 Artillery Regiment, Col. Idongesit Akpan at the military cantonment, Army Barracks, Onitsha.

Ifejiofor observed that Gov. Obiano had been worried over a high rate of motor accidents at the Barrack end of the road.

He said the governor had directed him to liaise with the command on how best to curtail the frequency of the accidents on the road.

The commissioner said that apart from speed breakers, other road signage’s such as zebra crossings that would warn motorists on approach to the Army Barracks.

The Commander, Col. Akpan commended the delegation for the visit, saying that it was important as it would help to curtail the frequent of accidents.

Akpan said he was happy the governor responded timely by sending the delegation, stressing that the command would provide necessary security to the service provider who would handle the project to ensure timely completion. (MOI)