AT LAST, FG FLAGS OFF CONSTRUCTION DUALIZATION OF 9TH MILE-MAKURDI-OTUKPO ROAD

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AT LAST, FG FLAGS OFF CONSTRUCTION, DUALIZATION OF 9TH MILE-MAKURDI-OTUKPO ROAD

The Minister of Works, Senator Dave Umahi, has officially flagged off the second phase of the construction and dualization of the 9th Mile- Makurdi-Otukpo Road.

The groundbreaking ceremony took place on Thursday at Apir, near Makurdi.

During the event, Sen. Umahi announced the green light for the construction of a flyover at the Wurukum roundabout in Makurdi, Benue state, emphasizing that these projects align with President Tinubu’s vision for a renewed hope in Nigeria.

Sen. Umahi assured the public of his commitment to constructing concrete roads of uncompromised standards, ensuring optimal quality work.

The projects were initiated following a request by Benue State Governor, Rev Fr Hyacinth Alia, who visited Sen. Umahi’s office seeking support for the construction of a flyover and other road projects in the state.

In response, Gov. Alia expressed optimism that the newly constructed roads would create a conducive environment for economic activities to flourish.

He noted the positive impact on farmers, providing them with improved access to markets, and facilitating easy commuting for the general public.Gov. Alia emphasized that the flyover at Wurukum roundabout would enhance the aesthetic appeal of the state capital while alleviating traffic congestion around the foot of the Makurdi bridge.

About Dons Eze

DONS EZE, PhD, Political Philosopher and Journalist of over four decades standing, worked in several newspaper houses across the country, and rose to the positions of Editor and General Manager. A UNESCO Fellow in Journalism, Dr. Dons Eze, a prolific writer and author of many books, attended several courses on Journalism and Communication in both Nigeria and overseas, including a Postgraduate Course on Journalism at Warsaw, Poland; Strategic Communication and Practical Communication Approach at RIPA International, London, the United Kingdom, among others.

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