Monday, 16 May 2016

Gov. Willie Obiano secures World Bank approval for Four Erosion Sites in Anambra State

The Gov. of Anambra State Chief Willie Obiano has secured World Bank approval and sponsorship for the construction of four major Erosion sites in Anambra State. The design of the erosion sites was approved by the World Bank considering the imminent danger the sites will pose as we entering the rainy season. 

The approved sites are Ugamuma erosion site in Ugamuma, Obosi, Ikenga erosion site in Ikenga, Ogidi, the erosion site at Enugwu-Ukwu and the one at Abidi in Umuoji.

The Governors Special Assistant on NEWMAP, Engr Anatago Ivenso further disclosed that two additional Sites, Nnewi and Nkpor, are expected to be approved later in June as the paper works and other necessary approval conditions has been met.  

Engr. Ivenso mentioned that the his team is working very hard to follow up on the Governors contacts with the World Bank and the responsible Federal Ministry to expedite the procurement processes so that work will commence on the sites as soon as possible. 

Primus U Odili
SSA Special Duties
Govt. House Awka,
Anambra State.

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