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Umahi flags off construction, dualization of Makurdi-Otukpo-9th Mile Road

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Minister of works, Senator Dave Umahi, has flagged-off the second phase of the construction and dualization of Makurdi-Otukpo-9th Mile Road.

Umahi, while performing the ceremony on Thursday at Apir, near Makurdi, announced the approval for the construction of a flyover at the Wurukum roundabout in Makurdi, Beuue state.

He said the projects are in line with President Tinubu’s agenda of a renewed hope for Nigeria.

Umahi added that the Benue State Governor, Rev Fr Hyacinth Alia, had visited his office to request the construction of a flyover and other road project’s in the state.

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Umahi gave assurances to construct concrete roads without compromising standards to ensure optimal quality of work.

In a response, Benue State Governor Alia said the roads will create an enabling atmosphere for economic activities to thrive.

Alia stated that farmers will have access to markets on good roads and easy access for commuters.

He added that the flyover at Wurukum roundabout will give a facelift to the state capital as well as reduce traffic congestion around the foot of Makurdi bridge.

Pmnews.ng gathered that the roads that were flagged off for construction and dualization are 560km and funded by the Export-Import Bank of China in collaboration with the Federal Government.

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