The new government of Imo State under the leadership of Emeka Ihedioha has been commended for their hard work in the fulfilment of their manifestoes in the state by meeting the needs of the people.
Aic Akwarandu, the Special Assistant to the governor on new media stated this in celebration of the 100th day in government on Thursday.
He stated that among other laid down projects, the governor has commenced road construction across Orlu, Owerri, Okigwe zones, measuring 81km and valued at N23.4bn.
“The roads include: Ahiara-Okpala junction, Nkume-Umuowa-Orlu, Mgbidi–Oguta, Naze-Nekede-Ihiagwa-Obinze Concord Hotel –Jacob Zuma, Imo State University Teaching Hospital Orlu, Imo State University – Bishop Court, Aba Branch-Ahiara junction, Okigwe Roundabout – St. Mary Okigwe, Asumpta –Umuguma junction, Douglas–Naze junction, Control – Umuguma roundabout, Assumpta – PH road.
“In line with the rebuild mantra of Gov. Ihedioha, the Dan Anyiam Stadium and Grasshopper International Handball Stadium have been flagged off for rehabilitation and reconstruction.
“The work which is expected to be completed in 90 days will see the complete replacement of the tartan tracks, the scoreboard, the floodlights and the football playing pitch. The 13,000 capacity will be among the world’s best.
“The stadium has been completely dilapidated for years, the reason the state football team, Heartland FC, now play at the Okigwe stadium.
“The resuscitation of Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) is a priority of the Rebuild Imo Project.
“The governor has also started the massive reconstruction and rehabilitation of the four technical schools in the state.
“The reconstruction work at Government Technical School is being financed 100% by Zenith Bank. Other technical schools flagged off for reconstruction are Government Technical College, Mbaise; Government Technical College, Mbano.”