Reconstruction of 140 Roads: Obaseki awards reconstruction of 1st, 2nd Agho, as work set to begin on Erhumwunse Street

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has said that reconstruction of 1st and 2nd Agho streets and Erhumwunse Street in Ekehuan axis of Benin City, will commence before the end of January as contracts for their repairs have been awarded.

The governor disclosed this during a visit to Ward 3, in Oredo Local Government Area, where he campaigned for candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) contesting for seats in the Senate, House of Representatives and State House of Assembly.

He said, “We have awarded the reconstruction of roads in this area. Contractors will soon start work on Erhumwunse Street. Also, 1st and 2nd Agho streets have been awarded and the contractor is set to start work.”

Recall that the state government classified reconstruction work on roads across the state into 9-axis, with the scope of work to be carried out to include, “site clearance/earthworks, scarification of failed sections, filling with hardcore (designated sections), and filling of sub-base with lateritic materials. Other aspects include laying of stone base as base course, provision of rigid concrete pavement and asphaltic wearing course.”

The reconstruction work in Ekehuan/Siluko/Ugbowo I axis covers a 2.085km-road network, which includes Eheneden Street, Off Ekehuan Road; Agho Street Off Ekehuan Road, 2nd Agho Street, off Ekehuan Road, Erhumwunse Street off Ekehuan Road, Aibalegbe Street, Isiohor Benin-Lagos Expressway and Jemide Drive, off Goodwill, off Ekehuan Road.”

In Edo Central, reconstruction of road is being carried out on 8.8452km of roads, which include Esan Central Secretariat-Ivue Road; Ubiaja Angle 90 – Ahia Roundabout; Uwalor Road, Uromi, Palace Road Ewohimi, among others.

In Edo North Senatorial District, “reconstruction work is ongoing on 20.066km road network, which includes complete overlay, sectional overlay and spot improvement/sectional overlay and the reconstruction of Iddo-Okpella Road, Jattu-Iyuku Road, Mission Road, Agenebode, Ozalla-Sabongida Road, Secretariat Road, Igarra, among others.”

2019 polls: Obaseki intensifies campaign for APC candidates, tours Oredo Wards
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, (right); addressing members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oredo Ward 4 Secretariat in Benin City, Edo State, during the governor’s ward-to-ward campaign in Oredo Local Government Area, Edo State.
2019 polls: Obaseki intensifies campaign for APC candidates, tours Oredo Wards
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki (middle); Secretary, Edo State Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC), Lawrence Okah (2nd right); Special Adviser to the Governor on Political Matters, Chief Osaro Idah (2nd left); Oredo Local Government Chairman, Jenkins Osunde (left); and APC Chairman in Oredo Local Government Area, Hon. Godswill Alabi (right), during the governor’s ward-to-ward campaign in Oredo Local Government Area, Edo State.
2019 polls: Obaseki intensifies campaign for APC candidates, tours Oredo Wards
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki (left), addressing female unit leaders, at Oredo Local Government Area, during the governor’s ward-to-ward campaign in Oredo Local Government Area, Edo State.
2019 polls: Obaseki intensifies campaign for APC candidates, tours Oredo Wards
R-L: Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki; Edo South Senatorial candidate, APC, Hon. Patrick Obahiagbon; APC House of Representatives Candidate for Oredo Federal Constituency, Hon. Osaigbovo Iyoha; House of Assembly Candidate, Oredo West, Hon. Osaro Obazee; and the party’s State House of Assembly candidate for Oredo East, Hon. Chris Okaeben; during the governor’s ward-to-ward campaignin Oredo Local Government Area, Edo State.
2019 polls: Obaseki intensifies campaign for APC candidates, tours Oredo Wards
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki; addressing members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in one of the wards in Oredo Local Government Area, during his ward-to-ward campaign in the LGA in Edo State.
2019 polls: Obaseki intensifies campaign for APC candidates, tours Oredo Wards
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki (left); with the Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire (middle), during the governor’s ward-to-ward campaign in Oredo Local Government Area, Edo State.

 

 

 

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