Gov Ugwuanyi gets nod from federal agencies to construct iconic roundabout and tower

Gov Ugwuanyi gets nod from federal agencies to construct iconic roundabout and tower

Determined by his vision to include Nsukka in the world map of history with a landmark edifice, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu state, on Tuesday, January 26, inspected the site for the construction of an iconic roundabout and tower, located at the popular Opi Junction, about 12km from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) Campus

Gov Ugwuanyi gets nod from federal agencies to construct iconic roundabout and tower

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Gov Ugwuanyi who was accompanied by his Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Engr Greg Nnaji, the Controller of Works, Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, Engr Femi Oyekanmi and the Airspace, Manager, Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, Iliya Yohana, disclosed that the major purpose of the inspection tour was to obtain approval from the two federal agencies for the commencement of the all-important project.

Gov Ugwuanyi explained that the roundabout and tower will be a deserving identity of Nsukka, stressing that the second-largest city in Enugu state, which was hitherto neglected, truly deserves major facelifts in terms of infrastructural development.

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We called NAMA to approve this project because of the height of the tower, to ensure that it won't be an obstruction to flights”, he explained.

Gov Ugwuanyi gets nod from federal agencies to construct iconic roundabout and tower

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Source: UGC

The governor who was received by a jubilant crowd including the Chairman of Nsukka Local Government Area, Hon Barr Cosmas Ugwueze, members representing Nsukka East and West constituencies in the State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Chinedu Nwamba and Hon Emma Ugwuerua respectively, his Special Adviser on Project Development and Implementation, Engr Dr Mrs Obiageli Abba, the Chairman, Enugu State Internal Revenue Service, Prince Emeka Odo, Arc Chris Offor, Dr Dan Shere, Traditional Rulers from Opi communities, a delegation from Odinma Nsukka, among others, thanked members of the State House of Assembly for approving the project and other special interventions for Nsukka zone, in the 2021 budget.

Gov Ugwuanyi also thanked the stakeholders of Nsukka zone, especially the owners of the land where the roundabout and tower will be sited, the Federal Controller of Works, Ministry of Works and Housing, Odinma Nsukka, the youth, among others, for granting approval for the commencement of the project.

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Gov Ugwuanyi gets nod from federal agencies to construct iconic roundabout and tower

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Source: UGC

Reiterating his resolve to serve Enugu state with the fear of God, Gov Ugwuanyi pledged to continue to deliver on his promises to the people of the state in spite of various challenges confronting the nation.

Earlier in his speech, the State Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Engr Nnaji, revealed that the project is contained in 2021 budget.

On his part, the Controller of Works, Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, Engr Oyekanmi, who endorsed the construction of the roundabout and tower, commended Gov Ugwuanyi for seeking the assessment and approval of the Ministry and NAMA before the commencement of the project, stressing that such approach "is novel".

Also speaking, the NAMA Airspace Manager, Yohana, equally applauded Gov Ugwuanyi for seeking the agency's approval, stating that: "We will look at the technical drawings and give the necessary advice".

Gov Ugwuanyi gets nod from federal agencies to construct iconic roundabout and tower

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The Council Chairman, Hon Barr Ugwueze, the two lawmakers, Rt Hon Nwamba and Hon Ugwuerua, the traditional ruler of Agu Opi autonomous community, HRH Igwe Pius Agbo, representatives of Odinma Nsukka, on behalf of the people of Nsukka zone and Opi communities, expressed their profound gratitude to Gov. Ugwuanyi for initiating the project, which they said will go a long way to decongest traffic and place the area in the world map of history with a unique and deserving identity.

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Gov Ugwuanyi gets nod from federal agencies to construct iconic roundabout and tower

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Gov Ugwuanyi gets nod from federal agencies to construct iconic roundabout and tower

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Source: UGC

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