Edo Deputy Governor Inspects Badly Constructed Road In Igarra, Vows To Prosecute Those Involved.
The Government of Edo State has ordered the EFCC and ICPC to immediately arrest and prosecute the member representing Akoko-Edo Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives Mr. Peter Akpakpson and Royal Jeff Nigeria Limited, the company constructing the road.
They are to be arrested over alleged poor handling of the re-construction of Lawani Street Road off Technical School Road in Igarra Akoko_Edo Local Government Area.
The deputy governor of Edo State Comrade Philip Shaibu representing the governor of the state gave the order while inspecting the road construction work A Male Youth had earlier raised an alarm over the shoddy execution of the reconstruction work at Lawani Street Road, Igarra Market Road, Igarra.
He lamented the poor construction work in a Video that went Viral on the Social Media which attracted condemnation from the public.
When the Deputy Governor behalf of the governor examined the project, it was an eyesore. The Gutters even before completion of the Project are already caving in. Unhappy with the situation, the state government revoked the contract.
The deputy governor also announced that the Edo State Government has taken over the project execution from the contractor and awarded it to SEEFOR a state agency involved the the construction of various project in the state in counterpart with the world bank.
The Governor expressed deep appreciation to the young man who drew public attention to the poor contact execution.
He appealed to the People to take full responsibility of projects in their area stressing that government can not be everywhere to monitor standard of execution.
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