The partnership of the executive and the legislature is yielding a better in the national development strategic agenda.
During the joint executive-legislative leadership retreat taking place at the presidential villa from today, Monday 5th to Tuesday the 6th of October 2020, the spokesperson of the House of Representatives, Rep. Benjamin O. Kalu (MHR) who sat with the Honourable Minister of Works and Housing HE. Babatunde Fashola, expressed his delight to the minister in person for his intervention on the Umuahia-Bende-Ohafia road recently approved by FEC.
The minister responded saying, “I was just doing my job by focusing on real needs. There are a lot to be done but we have little resources to do them, we have to come to a point where we tell our selves the truth that instead of initiating new projects all the time, it is important to focus on those that have been started and ensure they are completed before picking up new ones. He went on to state that the first step has been taken, other steps will follow from here“.
The Spokesperson, thanked him for boldly taking the first step and with a joint effort from all the stake holders, the second step will be taken as well.
You will recall that recently the FEC approved rehabilitation and construction on the Umuahia-Bende-Ohafia Road (LOT2) in Abia State; a project billed to commence from the Umuahia axis of the road valued at N12.08bn and spanning a distance of 45km.