NDDC Eases Travellers’ Pains, Creates Thorough Fare On East-West Road From Flood

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The NDDC Acting Managing Director, Engr. Emmanuel Audu-Ohwavborua, and Management of SETRACO touring the bad Ahoada section of the East-West road

Travellers on the flood-ravaged Ahoada section in Rivers State of the East-West Road now have easier access. This followed the immediate intervention of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.

Ibitoye Abosede, Director, Corporate Affairs, in a press statement said the Acting Managing Director of the NDDC, Engr Emmanuel Audu-Ohwavborua, expressed satisfaction with the progress made by Setraco Construction Company Limited, when he visited the Ihuike, near Ahoada, a section of the road today, Tuesday morning.

Speaking during an inspection of the restoration work at Ihuike Community in Ahoada East Local Government Area of Rivers State, the NDDC Acting Managing Director, Engr. Emmanuel Audu-Ohwavborua stated that the intervention had restored the link between Rivers and Bayelsa states.

The NDDC Chief Executive Officer, who was accompanied by other Directors of the Commission, was given an on the site briefing by the Project Manager for SETRACO, Engr. Mitchell Issa.

Audu-Ohwavborua noted that the devastation was massive, necessitating the directive by the Federal Government, through the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, to the NDDC to move in immediately to restore the road and make it motorable.

Our Correspondent reports that travelling along the flood-impacted areas of the Ahoada Axis of the link road cutting across the States in the Niger Delta has been a nightmare.

Boats, Motorbikes and heavy-duty trucks were used to cross over impacted before the continuation of the journey.

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