The coastal communities of Oron Local Government area will come alive Tuesday, May, 25, as Governor Udom Emmanuel leads top government functionaries to inaugurate a network of roads and erosion control projects in the area.
The roads measuring 5.1 kilometers include; 1.8km Murtala Muhammad Way, 800m Customs Road that leads to the Customs beach and 400m Market Square road.
Also billed for comissioning is the 2.1km Oron Highway that connects the area with the main beach, all handled by Wizchino Engineering, a reputable Chinese construction firm.
According to a release by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Ekerete Udoh, the roads are part of Governor Emmanuel’s promise to tackle the menace of erosion and flooding in Oron and restore the area to its past glory.
“Governor Emmanuel is keeping his promise of constructing economically viable roads that open up rural areas and help promote and stimulate the free flow of commerce and investments.”
The release further highlighted that the Governor’s train will move same day to Mbo where the construction of NNPC oil and gas solution centre (Ibom Solution Hub) is to be flagged off.