The Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu, has expressed his sympathy to the people of Aba and the environs over the hectic traffic jam being experienced by motorists and other road users on the Aba Owerri road and other areas where work is in progress, saying that it is due to the road rehabilitation work currently being executed by government on those roads.
The Governor therefore appealed to the people of Aba and commuters to endure the temporary inconveniences as the rehabilitation work will be completed within seven days.
He stated that as a resident of Aba, he personally goes through the traffic hurdles everyday and do appreciate the suffering of the people, adding that the sacrifice has to be made once and for all for the general good of all.
The Governor thanked the Aba people for the understanding and cooperation they have shown in the face of the massive infrastructural renewal exercise going on in the city, stressing that the progress so far made would not have been possible without their solidarity.
He a used the occasion to re-assure the people that the Aba project is dear to his heart and that all his campaign promises would be fulfilled to the letter.