Anambra State Government Awards Achina, Ifite-Ogwari, Savinovo, Nnokwa Roads
Anambra State Executive Council has awarded the construction and reconstruction of five new roads totalling over twenty-five Kilometers.
According to a media release by the Commissioner for Information, Sir Paul Nwosu, the roads include Achina-Onneh-Ogboji road, selected Isuofia roads, Ifite-Ogwari road, Savinovo-Umuofor-Bright Street/Nkpor-Umuhu – Ubahuezike road and Nnokwa-Adazi Enu-Akwaeze road.
The Commissioner who stated that the contracts were competitively bided explained that the Achina-Onneh-Ogboji road has a total length of 7.80 kilometres and width of 7.3 meters, saying that the work will be done by IDC Construction Company Ltd at the cost of N4,950,000,000.00 and would be completed within 12 months from the date of mobilization.
Sir Nwosu pointed out that in addition, selected Isuofia roads which totals 9.842 kilometres with an average width of 7.3 meters were awarded to Stefanutti Stocks Hapel Ltd at the cost of N5,310,000,000.00.
The roads’ length and will be completed in 12 months.
As for the reconstruction of Ifite-Ogwari road with spur, the Commissioner said that the contract was awarded to New Idea Construction Ltd at the cost of N600,790,178.28 and has 4 months delivery date.
Continuing, Commissioner Nwosu stated that the Savinovo-Umuofor-Bright Street/Nkpor-Umuhu-Ubahuezike road was split between two contractors for speedy completion, noting that Rojel Nigeria Ltd got 4.03 kilometres of the road while Hammakopp Consortium Ltd got 4.26 kilometres and the road which has an average width of 7.3 meters.
He added that while Rojel will complete its own part of the job in 6 months at the cost of N1,540,512,551.80, Hammakopp will complete its own at the cost of N1,719,472,617.91 in 4 months time.
The Commissioner also reveled that ANSEC revalidated construction works on Nnokwa-Adazi Enu-Akwaeze road at the revised cost of N2,900,654,846.00, explaining that the contract was awarded to Benejaf International Ltd and is expected to be completed within 12 months.
He concluded that all the contractors will be paid 30% of the contract sum as material advance, backed by an advance payment guarantee from a reputable bank with a branch in Anambra State.