Traders and commuters will heave a sigh of relief as Rivers State Government will from Monday, March 1, 2021 kick start the commissioning of the Okoro-Nu-Odo Flyover.
Businesses in the area have been affected since Governor Nyesom Wike declared a curfew there last year.
The flyover will be commissioned on by the former Governor of Cross River State, His Excellency, Donald Duke, according to a statement signed by Paulinus Nsirim, Commissioner for Information and communications.
Nsirim said that the Rumuogba 1 and 2 Flyover will be commissioned on Tuesday, March 2 by the former Governor of Kano State, His Excellency, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso.
“Wednesday, March 3 will be the turn of GRA Phase 2 Roads( Tombia Crescent, Opobo Crescent and Isaiah Odolu Street) that will be commissioned by the former Governor of Katsina State, His Excellency, Ibrahim Shehu Shema.
” The former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, will be Special Guest of Honour on Thursday, March 4 to commission the new Government House Clinic/Press.
” Earlier that same day, the contract for the two new flyovers at Ikwerre Road/Olu-Obasanjo(Ikokwu) and Aba Road/Rumukalagbor( Waterlines) Junctions will be signed with Julius Berger.
” On Friday, March 5, the Ikwerre Road/Olu Obasanjo (Ikokwu) Flyover will be flagged off by Chief Dan Orbih, the South-South Zonal Vice Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
” Activities for the week will be rounded off on Saturday, March 6 with the flagoff of the Aba Road/Rumukalagbor(Waterlines) Flyover.
CHis Excellency, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, the Governor of Rivers State will be the Chief Host at all the events”