By Christian ABURIME
In continuation of his working visit to the Federal Capital Territory, (FCT), Abuja, Governor Chukwuma Charles Soludo was at the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) on a courtesy visit to the MD/CEO, Engr Nuruddeen Rafindadi
Governor Soludo who was received by his host, Engr Rafindadi, commended the Agency in the rehabilitation and maintenance of roads and for doing more with little resources
The Governor also seek for “fruitful and Productive Partnership” with the Agency for the rehabilitation and maintenance roads in Anambra State.
This Productive Partnership with FERMA will be strengthened with Anambra State Road Maintenance Agency to ensure the roads in the State are always in good condition. This strategic partnership will cover areas of financing, identification of the roads that needs rehabilitation and maintenance and how it will be rehabilitated and maintained for ease of movement within the State
Responding, Engr Rafindadi thanked Governor Soludo for the visit and thereafter gave a bit of background of what FERMA is about.
He stated that the Agency does periodical routine of rehabilitation and maintenance of roads with focus on inter state roads
On the proposed Strategic Partnership with Anambra State, the FERMA boss welcome the idea and said his Agency looks forward on how to immediately harness the partnership as well as the potentials it will bring in ensuring the roads in Anambra are in good conditions
It will be recalled that last week, Governor Soludo had flagged off more than 80 kilometers of roads in Anambra across the three senatorial zones.
The Governor had also promised that before the end of the year, more roads will be flagged off to bring the total to about 220 kms.
He gave a firm assurance that Anambra will be one big construction site with massive road constructions and other developmental projects that will be executed in the journey towards building a liveable and prosperous homeland in the State