Following the ecological challenges facing Abia North Senatorial District, particularly Abiriba and Ohafia highway in Ohafia LGA, Elu/Amaekpu/Ugwueobenzu road, Nkporo Ubibia, Itumbauzo ring road and Bende town, Bende local government area of Abia State, the affected place are set to wear a new look.
The Senator representing the district, Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu has secured the approval of Ecological Fund Management Committee (EFMC) for the affected area to be captured in ecological data bank for further necessary action. This is according to a letter signed by Engr. F.O Okeke, the Director, Soil Erosion and Flood Control Department, for the Permanent Secretary EFMC.
In a separate letter to the Office of Secretary to the Government of the Federation, the Senate Chief Whip requested for urgent intervention in the gully affected communities by approving their reconstruction in the next intervention budget.
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