by Mitchelle Uzorka
Former governor of Sokoto State, Senator Aliyu Wamakko who was the Special Guest of Honour at the invitation of H.E Nyesom Wike commissioned Ogbunabali/Eastern Bypass road.
He also commended Rivers State Governor for his developmental strides in the State.
“I want to thank you for giving me the honour to be part of your success story, may God encourage you to do more.
“When you asked me to come and commission this project, it was really a welcome development for my community and the people I represent because to me, leadership is about meeting the yearnings and aspirations of the people you govern, and that you have done very well, I commend you for that,” the Senator said.
Giving the description of the project, The Rivers State Commissioner for Works, Dr. George-Kelly D. Alabo, FNIQS said the total length of the road is 2.19km.
“The total length of Ogbunabali dualized road with extension to Eastern Bypass is 2.19km with drainages on both sides up to 4.38km.
“On the Ogbunabali axis we have median stripe of 750m and at the Eastern Bypass axis we have median strip of 1.5m.
“Sub structurally, this road was a single carriageway, it was totally rebuilt. 6mm thickness of sand-filling was done, 150mm thickness of cement soil stabilisation was done, and 150mm thickness of stone base was done.
“This road project was completed within the specified time and quality, the commissioner said.