In fulfillment of his promises to positively impact the lives of his people, the Executive Chairman of Itu Local Government, Rt.Hon.Etetim Onuk has flagged – off-road grading today 20 April 2021 at AEC road, Ekit Itam ll in Itu Local Government Area.
In the course of the exercise, the Council Boss made it known that the Council partners Julius Berger Construction Company in bringing succor to the people in the area in providing good roads as part of government’s responsibilities, and in the discharge of cooperate social responsibilities by the company.
Hon. Onuk said that AEC road is considered in the first phase of the grading exercise because it has a direct link to the Ibom Multi-Specialty Hospital, a frontline medical facility from Idoro Road, therefore, grading the road will aid access to the hospital from that axis.
Barr. Onuk appealed to the state government to assist in fixing hazardous roads in the local government that are beyond the Local Government’s capacity.
Speaking during the occasion, Mr. Michael George and Mr. Michael Ignatius, the residents of the area expressed appreciation to the government for remembering the area.
Thereafter, the Executive Chairman proceeded to Etaha Itam market to assess the terrain for the expansion of the market park to create access roads for trucks during offloading.