The 17-kilometer road connecting Owan West and Owan East Local Government Areas in Edo State will be completed within 10 days.
Site Engineer of the contractor handling the project, Hartland Construction Company, told Governor Adams Oshiomhole during his inspection of projects in Edo North area, yesterday,
The Governor who inspected the Ikhin-Uzebba road, connecting the two Owan said he was impressed with the progress of work on the road.
Comrade Oshiomhole also told the contractor to resurface the 10-km Ikhin-Otuo road to meet with the standard of the Ikhin-Uzebba road.
He directed officials of the State Ministry of Works to find out the cost of laying stone base and asphalting the 10 kilometer road in line with the advice of the Hartland Construction Company that there should be stone base before the road is asphalted in order to enable the road last for a long time.
The Governor noted that the state embarked on rebuilding rural roads to make every community in the state motorable and accessible, saying this would attract investors to the local communities and boost the economy of the state.
According to him “I am satisfied with the quality of job, and we will continue to patronise Hartland.”