Calabar-Oban-Ekang Road: Asuquo Ekpenyong Jnr makes case in first motion

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On Thursday, the Senator representing Cross River South at the 10th Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Asuquo Ekpenyong Jnr., presented his first ever motion where he made a case ‘for the urgent need to rehabilitate the Calabar-Oban-Ekang Road which connects Nigeria to Cameroon’ NEGROIDHAVEN can report.

The federal lawmaker expressed his deep worry at the state of the road which he described as ‘a sad commentary on the state of the highways in Nigeria, thus painting an unsavoury picture of the country’s deteriorating culture of road maintenance’.

 

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While noting that the said road is completely unmotorable disclosed that the contract for the maintenance of the road was awarded to Setraco Nigeria LTD which has appropriated the sum of two hundred and fifty million Naira as ‘an ongoing project’ in the 2023 Appropriation Act.

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