Heavy downpours leading to floods have destroyed the federal authorities’s Onitsha-Owerri Road, by Metallurgical junction, making the realm virtually impassable.
A bunch, the Cultural Credibility Development Initiative, referred to as on the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, to rehabilitate the dilapidated Onitsha-Owerri Road.
The President of the group, Mr Goddy Uwazurike, stated this in an announcement to the previous Lagos Governor on Tuesday.
A replica of the assertion was made out there to SaharaReporters with a video illustrating the vital state of the street.
Uwazurike additionally highlighted different federal roads within the South-East area which wanted pressing consideration of the Nigerian authorities as capital tasks.
In the video, a person was proven lamenting in each in English and Igbo languages concerning the street which was divided into two.
The assertion partly learn, “The Cultural Credibility Development Initiative calls on the Hon. Minister, Mr Raji Babatunde Fashola, to without delay repair the dilapidated Onitsha Owerri Road, particularly the Metalogical junction.
“Today, this street is a gift and looming hazard to anybody passing by that street. In a sentence, the Onitsha-Owerri Road has been divided into two. Need I remind the Hon Minister that this street is essential to the community of roads resulting in the Economic Golden Egg of Nigeria.
“Your Excellency, we wish to inform you that the roads in Igbo land are so dilapidated that road transportation has crumbled beyond description.
“As the Governor of Lagos State, you carried out very nicely within the provision and upkeep of fine roads. We imagine which you could repeat this feat on Onitsha-Enugu street, Enugu-Port Harcourt Road, Ihiala Mbano-Umuahia roads, the Umuahia-Ikot Ekpene street, the Aboh-Anioma roads, the Umuahia-Arochukwu roads, Owerri-Okigwe street, Owerri-Port Harcourt street, the Uturu Afikpo roads the Owerri Mbaise Obowo roads , the Aba-Ikot Ekpene street, the ninth mile- Benue border roads.
“Your Excellency, your good name will go down the drain if you do not urgently rise to the occasion.”