Soludo inspects Okpoko road projects, promises continued improvements

Anambra State Governor, Professor Charles Soludo, yesterday, conducted an inspection visit to Okpoko, a densely populated area within the state, to assess the progress of ongoing road infrastructural projects.

The Governor expressed satisfaction with the ongoing asphalt laying on Obodoukwu Road and Ojoto Street, highlighting plans to construct a total of 14 kilometers of roads within Okpoko. He promised that residents would see significant improvements by the end of the following week.

Governor Soludo outlined plans for Okpoko, including the provision of piped-borne water, a general hospital (the first in the area’s history), and improved street lighting. He emphasized the government’s commitment to revitalizing the area.

During the visit, the Governor identified illegally constructed fencing obstructing pedestrian walkways at a market and ordered its removal. He reiterated the designated areas for traders and vendors, emphasizing the importance of maintaining clear walkways and roads for pedestrian safety.

Soludo reassured residents that the ongoing teacher recruitment process would benefit public schools in Okpoko, with additional teachers and improved learning facilities being planned.

In a vote of thanks, the Special Adviser on Markets, Evarist Ubah lauded Governor Soludo’s efforts to improve infrastructure and address the needs of Okpoko residents. He maintained that Soludo’s commitment to providing essential services, enhancing safety, and investing in education signifies a focus on comprehensive development of the area.

The Governor was accompanied by a delegation of state officials, including the Commissioner for Works, Engr Ifeanyi Okoma, Chief of Protocol Chinedu Nwoye Glamour, Special Adviser on Security AVM Ben Chiobi, MD ARTMA, Emeka Okonkwo, MD Anambra Urban Regeneration Council Arc Mike Okonkwo among others.

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