Gov Orji Commissions Umuahia Bus Terminal, 1.5km Ring Road
Abia State Governor, Chief Theodore Orji, has begun the commissioning of
some of the legacy projects completed by his government.
Flagging off the commissioning at the Umuahia Bus Terminal, the Governor
said that henceforth, he would be spending more time in the field
commissioning projects scattered in the state.
Among the projects commissioned by the Governor included the Umuahia Bus
Terminal along Enugu/Port Harcourt Expressway and the 1.5km ring road at
the Ohiya/Nsukwe Mechanic, Spate Parts and Allied Products Market.
According to the Governor, the Umuahia bus terminal will help decongest
the city as all buses will take off and return to the terminal daily.
The Governor stated that the project will help bring more development as
the urban area is expanding to accommodate more people.
He said that the bus terminal is designed to provide a central place as
motor Park and commended the contractor that handled the project for
realizing the project.
In his speech at the Ohiya mechanic village, the Governor said that
government after relocating the mechanic and spare parts dealers had to
provide them with the basic amenities including water and access road.
He pointed out that all the internal roads in the market were done by the
Ministry of Works and stated that the new market which is better than the
former one has brought further development to Umuahia and appealed to the
traders to have confidence in the government
In his speech, the Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Renewal,
Elder Godwin Nna, appealed to all transport companies that converted
residential buildings to motor parks to relocate to the bus terminal
before the illegal motor parks are sealed.
The Commissioner for Works, Longman Nwachukwu, on his own appreciated the
Governor for giving access road to the mechanic village as well as for
providing needed amenities to the market.
Earlier, the chairman, Ohiya Mechanic Village, Mr Aham Agoha appreciated
the Governor for relocating them to a better place and creating a
conducive environment for them to do their business and pledged their
support to his government.
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