The member representing Owerri West in Imo State House of Assembly, Hon Kanayo Onyemachi has finally opened up on the reason behind the delay in the ongoing construction of the Nekede Owerri Road.
This is even as he dissociated Governor Hope Uzodinma and self from being behind the delay or purported abandonment of the said Road.
He has also appealed with the people of the Nekede who he admitted their enormous contributions towards his victory at the 2019 House of Assembly election.
The House member who was reacting to a trending video where his name, that of the state Governor were dropped as behind the delay or the purported abandonment of the famous Nekede Road.
In a release signed by the House member’s media Aide, Ikenna Emejuobi and made available to Lead, Kanayo popularly known as Egbe Eji eje ogu revealed that the said Road was never abandoned by Uzodinma’s led administration rather the Construction company which he gave the name as Chyna Habour Engineering company which was assigned the contract and part of the money paid to them on their own abandoned the job at hearing that the man being Ihedioha who gave them the Road had been removed by the Supreme Court and in his stead, was Governor Uzodinma.
As contained in the release, Kanayo made it clear that Uzodinma in the bid to ensure that Imo tax payer’s money which was used in executing the contract does not waste had dragged the company after ensuring that all the roads given to them in Abuja were stopped for them to complete the one in Imo had finally signed MOU with the present administration to return to the site as soon as possible.
Kanayo who used the forum to commend Governor on his timely intervention appealed to the Nekede people and Owerri west in general to exercise a little patience pointing out that sooner than later, the said road would be done.
He, however, appealed to the people to remain supportive of the present administration, which according to him would lead Imo people to the expected promised land.
Recall that Kanayo had attacked seven kilometers of Road to his constituents.