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TWO YEARS OF WORKING BEYOND THE PROMISE.
WORKS AND INFRASTRUCTURE
The policy thrust of the Administration in this subsector is provision of adequate people-friendly infrastructure that would benefit the people directly, and at the same time be investment-beckoning. To realize this, the Ministry of Works has posted a great showing in the areas of construction and maintenance of roads/bridges and drainages; provision of electricity and fire service facilities.
The following are the achievements in the sector:
Emergency intervention in gully erosion site along Calabar-Itu Road at Enen Atai, Itu LGA through direct labour.
Emergency intervention in gully erosion ravaging the school of Nursing, Anua, Uyo by direct labour initiative.
Construction of 3.5km Ikot Udom road with 15m span bridges in Ibiono Ibom LGA.
Construction of 5km Ikot Usop-Ikot Edeghe-Ikot Ekpuk Road with 30m span bridges in Mkpat Enin LGA.
Construction of the 5km Mkpok-Okat Road in ONNA LGA.
Emergency works in the completion of outfall, and urban roads in Oron.
Reconstruction of knocked down 33kv inter-town connection (ITC) to Oron at Ifa Atai.
Maintenance and operation of street lights in Uyo, Abak, Ikot Ekpene and Oron metropolis.
Dualization of Uyo-Etinan Road
Construction/remodeling of selected roads, strategic round-about/junctions in Eket metropolis (Phases I & II)
Construction of internal roads in Cornelia Connelly College (CCC), Afaha Oku-Uyo.
Construction of Etinan-Ekpene Obom (QIC Leprosy Hospital) Road.
Construction/dualization of Etinan-ONNA Road with 2 Nos Bridges.
Construction of Ikot Ebekpo-Ikot Ebidang Road in ONNA LGA with spur to East-West Road.
Contract for dualization of Oron/Nung Atai Eta Road.
Dualization of Uyo-Ndon Eyo Road with 2 bridges and spur to Nkana, Etinan.
Construction of Uyo outfall drain Phase II, to de-flood Ewet Housing Estate, part of Osongama, Edet Akpan Street up to Tropicana.
Construction of Awa Iman-Asong-Ikot Edim-Ikot Emem Road with spur to ONNA LGA.
Construction of 3 bridges along Mbiasor-Nto Edino-Ekereazu Road in Obot Akara LGA.
Contract for the construction of Uruting Junction-Offioro Utine-Eyekung Road in Okobo LGA.
Award of contract for the construction of Nung Atai Eta-Atabong Jetty Road.
Award of contract for the construction of Ikot Inyang Itung-Ekpene Ibia-Nung Oku-Adadia Beach Road.
Construction of School of Arts & Science Road, Nung Ukim, Ikono LGA.