Governor Okorocha releases 10 Billion naira to Road contractors

Governor,  Rochas   Okorocha on Wednesday released the sum of  N10b  for the payment of  contractors handling over 500 kilometers on-going rural road projects towards ensuring their completion  before the raining season.



Governor Okorocha disclosed this during a   meeting he held with Commissioners,  House of Assembly members,  Permanent Secretaries, Directors and  other  top  government functionaries yesterday at Sam Mbakwe Hall, Concorde Hotel, Owerri.

Gov. Okorocha maintained that it is the intention of his administration to complete all road projects it started in order to reduce the sufferings the people of Imo State are passing through in various areas of the state and enjoined the contractors to reciprocate the gesture by adhering to the  terms of agreement.

While pointing out that  the state government will ensure  a maintenance culture    on all the  on-going road projects across the state, he stated that Transition Committee Chairmen of local government areas would be  held responsible for roads not well executed  in their  areas.

The  Governor who noted that the state  since its  inception has spent the sum of N45b on roads   promised to pay completely  for any road  project  completed in the state;  adding that the  state government had spent about  N500b on road projects since creation.

He stressed that the secret of his success, especially in executing projects across the  zones of the  state was  sacrifice and prudence in handling  public funds and  expressed gratitude to the elected and appointed government functionaries and the  entire people of  Imo State for their sacrifice  and understanding towards  moving the state forward.



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