By Jennifer John
Imo State Commissioner for Works, Ralph Nwosu has enthused that the prosperity government led by Senator Hope Uzodimma will leave a long-lasting legacy on Imo roads by the time it winds down.
Nwosu made this remark while addressing leaders of Nigeria Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) Imo State chapter who called on him in his office.
He informed the group that the 3R administration believes in thorough jobs, whereby the state will be transformed for the better, pointing out that the root problems of roads under construction are tackled headlong, as to ensure the long life span of Imo roads.
He maintained that the 3R work for posterity, not for cheap glory as he revealed that at the end of the day, a legacy that will be left behind by the present administration in the state will speak for itself.
Commissioner Ralph Nwosu added that construction of solid roads, without compromising standard saves costs which can also be invested in other areas.
He assured Imolites of more road constructions and better days ahead.
Earlier while speaking on behalf of the institute, the chairperson, Comrade Loveth Ekwemalo commended the commissioner for his giant strides under the 3R administration, in recovering Imo roads which suffered years of neglect during the past administration.
Ekwemalor stated that visible improvement has been made on Imo roads under the present administration, with the level and standard of ongoing road construction and rehabilitation projects in the state
She made particular reference to Relief Market road, MCC road, Awomama – Okwudor road, Chukwuma Nwaoha road and others, adding that the recent road flag – offs in the state, including, Owerri – Orlu (36KM) road, Owerri -Okigwe (56KM) road, the Owerri roundabout improvement works and urban renewal project are a big plus to the present administration.
Comrade Ekwemalor who lamented the spate of road neglect in the recent past opined that Imo economy will have a quantum leap with great improvement in the standard of living of Imo residents with the completion of these road projects.
She commended the Commissioner for giving them an audience and for running open door policy and assured of NIPR support to the state government.