BY PRINCELY ONYENWE,IMO
His Excellency Senator Hope Uzodinma has maintained his readiness to revoke all the RAMP projects going on within the state on the grounds of the COMPLACENCY of the CONTRACTORS handling the work.
The governor while speaking to Ehime Mbano Stakeholders who paid him a solidarity visit at the Government house Owerri however stated the Immediate plans of his administration to recall RAMP contractors on the basis of unawareness of actual dangers or deficiencies when it comes to safety and implementation of their work description.
Gov. Uzodimma has reiterated that the road construction going on in the state will not be restricted to the urban centers alone.
Responding to contributions by the people of Ehime Mbano local government at the ongoing local government stakeholders meeting, Uzodinma disclosed that the true intention of the donor agencies involved in the RAMP projects was to award them to indigenous contractors from the various Local Government areas and communities.
This expectedly will guide the contractors to build the roads as state with the hope that they will do so with passion and can be held responsible.
9News Nigeria reports that regrettedly the immediate past administration awarded the projects to outsiders and despite governments effort at paying the certificate presented by the contractors some have refused to go back to site till the time of this report.
The governor had earlier assured the people of Ehime Mbano of his moves to fast track the reconstruction of the rural roads, warning that any contractor who has refused to move to site and commence work, will have their contracts revoked.
He futher commended Chief Tony Chukwu and the stakeholders from Ehime Mbano for attracting NDDC road projects and urged him to attract more for the good people of Ehime and the state in general.
The visit showcased Dignitaries from the local government area too numerous to mention.
9News Nigeria (Owerri)
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