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Rivers Government To Construct Fourth Flyover In Port Harcourt

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Saturday

inspected the location for the fourth Flyover Bridge under

consideration for better traffic flow in the state capital.

Governor Wike carried out the inspection in the company

of the State Commissioner for Works, Hon Austin Ben-

Chioma, Senior Engineers of the State Ministry of Works

and Project Engineers of Julius Berger Nigeria Plc.

The Team inspected the designs of the fourth Flyover

Bridge, with Governor Wike and the officials discussing

the prospects of the project.

In an interview, Governor Wike said that a final decision

would be taken in relation to the construction of the

bridge.

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Programme Coordinator, Professor Dokubo

He said: “We have taken another look to have the fourth

Flyover Bridge. That is why we came to examine the

location at the GRA Junction.

“We are thinking that the fourth Flyover Bridge should be

at the GRA Junction. We went there today to examine the

possibility. We have not taken a final decision on it.

“Within a short time, we will take the final decision. But

the three other Flyover Bridges are progressing quite

well. “

Governor Wike also inspected the Urban Renewal

Programme of his Administration in Port Harcourt and

Obio/Akpor Local Government Areas.

The Governor informed that the State Government will

evaluate buildings in different communities affected by

the construction of roads and pay the necessary

compensation.

He said: “We had to inspect other works being carried out

by Julius Berger.

“We have a challenge of compensation. This is because

where the roads are passing through, there are several

structures in place.

“There is nothing we can do, but to take the necessary

action. We have to send the relevant Ministry to evaluate

the buildings for compensation.

“This for the construction to continue. We are happy with

what we are doing for the people of Rivers

Content created and supplied by: Reporterkayous (via Opera News )

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