Uduaghan Wants FG To Name Second Niger Bridge Asaba/Onitsha BridgeLatest News, News, News From The State Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
Ignatius Okppara, Enugu
Delta state Governor, Emmanuel Uduaghan, has called on the Federal Government to rename the second Niger bridge Asaba/Onitsha Bridge.
The Governor, who made the call in Onitsha Monday during the ground breaking ceremony for the construction of the second bridge across the river Niger, said that the second bridge was significant and important not just for Delta and Anambra States, but for the entire country.
According to him, the socio-political and economic benefits of the bridge to the Nigeria cannot be quantified in addition to the boost it will give the nation’s unity and integration.
The Governor commended President Goodluck Jonathan for ensuring that the event was a reality saying: “Mr. President we want to thank you for the efforts you have put in to ensure that you are flag off the construction of this bridge today”.
Uduaghan however, assured of the support and cooperation of Delta State Government towards ensuring that the project was completed on schedule without hitches.
He added, “Let me assure the contractor that you are safe in this place, your workers are safe and you equipment and facilities are safe too”.
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