Author: Agenda Watchdog
A flyover with 16 meters dual carriage way has been inaugurated by former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
The inauguration of the Flyover which took place on Friday, at Ikot Oku Ikono, Uyo, was witnessed by the political class, captains of industry, and persons across all walks of life.
Chief Obasanjo commended Governor Udom Emmanuel on his performance in transforming the state through quality projects, affirming his competence in prudent management of resources.
“Governor I am very happy that you have not let me down and you have not disappointed the good people of this State, what you have here 1 km of Flyover is worth celebrations anywhere in the world but I will say to you that you have made me a lucky man.
“You said that this road was named after me and this flyover is a continuation of that road, and so Olusegun Obasanjo Road is not only a road it has a flyover”, he stated.
“Governor I am particularly happy that the background you had before taking up this job which is how to manage finances and how to manage economy you are putting it to good use here in your state.
“And you know a good manager of resources when he his able to manage in the time of scarcity”
The former President urged Akwa Ibom people to preserve the projects in the state and see it as an opportunity to better their lives, adding that such projects initiated and completed by government ought to be protected against theft, vandalism for sustainable development and growth of the State.