The Cross River State Director General of Due process and price intelligence bureau, Hon.Barrister Alphonsus Ogar Eba, at the weekend undertook an inspection tour of the ongoing dualisation of the 148 Kilometer carriageway across the Northern senatorial district.
He urged contractors on the latter to speed up work in order to guarantee smooth journey experience across the senatorial district .
Eba, who undertook the inspection tour of the roads to ascertain the standard of job, said although the contractors were faced with some constraints such as unpredictable weather and the fact that they have to work while also managing traffic, they must plan their work in such a way that would ensure a more tolerable driving experience and general safety on the roads.
“You must plan your work in such a way that you’re able to accommodate traffic and also help to make the journey time of commuters better during your construction period and during the forthcoming elections .
They will be travelling home and coming back, and I also will like you to improve the safety signs on this highway,” Eba told the contractors.
He commended the tireless commitment of the contractors and their sacrifice during the Yuletide season on the obudu obanlikwu axis which has enhanced the asphalting of the road,
he further commended the setting up of an extra team on okuku – okpoma and Okuku- Ogoja for asphalting and other concrete work
Eba while apologising to the people for the inconvenience being faced by the construction, appealed to Cross Riverians that the Governor shares in their pains and is doing everything to ensure that the agreed completion time of November 2020 despite financial challenges being faced by the state.
The Director General who commended Yala people for their understanding and solidarity declared that all true Yala sons and daughters have declared their unalloyed support for the re election of H. E. Sen. Prof. Ben. Ayade. and all candidates of the PDP in 2019.
“We will continue to work to ensure that our people feel the positive impact of this government.