The second phase of the Nto Edino – Ekwerazu Road project is ready for commissioning today, Wednesday 22 September 2021 by the governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr Udom Emmanuel.
The 6.4km road linking Obot Akara, Akwa Ibom State with Ekwerazu in Abia State was handled by Seyang Limited, an indigenous contracting firm.
The project included severe erosion protection, seasonal swamp area reclamation and replacement of two collapsed bridge.
The twin bridges are knitted into a 300m span and its aesthetic scenery presents an exhilarating appeal to tourists.
Over two Kilometers of this road cut into Abia state and residents say it has helped curb the menace of armed robbery and other criminal activities, as well as opened the communities to commercial activities.
By 2 pm, Governor Emmanuel is expected to lead several other top government officials to inaugurate the project, as part of activities to mark the 34th anniversary of the State’s creation.