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2020 Budget: Reps approve funds for rehabilitation of Anambra Road

The leadership of the House of Representatives on Tuesday mandated the joint committees on Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) and Appropriations to capture the funding for the rehabilitation of Aguleri-Otuocha-Ezuanaku-Omor-Omasi-Adani Road, Anambra state in the 2020 Appropriation bill.

The resolution was passed sequel to the adoption of a motion sponsored by Hon. Vincent Ofumelu, who observed the road was constructed by the Administration of the late President Shehu Shagari in the early 1980’s links the agrarian communities of Ayamelum Local Government Area of Anambra state and Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu state, “which are the food baskets of the two neighbouring states”.

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In his lead debate, Hon. Ofumelu expressed concern over the continuous neglect of the road by both the Federal and the state governments, which had left it in a state of disrepair and thus turned to a safe haven for all forms of criminal activities and a source of major environmental degradation. 2020 Budget

The leadership of the House of Representatives on Tuesday mandated the joint committees on Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) and Appropriations to capture the funding for the rehabilitation of Aguleri-Otuocha-Ezuanaku-Omor-Omasi-Adani Road, Anambra state in the 2020 Appropriation bill.

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The resolution was passed sequel to the adoption of a motion sponsored by Hon. Vincent Ofumelu, who observed the road was constructed by the Administration of the late President Shehu Shagari in the early 1980’s links the agrarian communities of Ayamelum Local Government Area of Anambra state and Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu state, “which are the food baskets of the two neighbouring states”. 2020 Budget

In his lead debate, Hon. Ofumelu expressed concern over the continuous neglect of the road by both the Federal and the state governments, which had left it in a state of disrepair and thus turned to a safe haven for all forms of criminal activities and a source of major environmental degradation.

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