The Anambra state government via the Regency and Gold construction firm has begun dredging of Nwakpadolu Estate -Monkey Village axis of Awka, Anambra state.
According to a report from Ngozi Obileri, the Works Correspondent who monitored the pace of work on the road, she stated that when Anambra Broadcasting Service (ABS) arrived at the Nwakpadolu Estate-Monkey Village Axis, at the back of Saint Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church Awka, men of the Regency and Gold firm were seen dredging sand and mud from the natural water flood channel which hitherto blocked movement of water thereby making the water to overflow into residential buildings within the estate.
In fact, some projects were abandoned by some developers in the area owing to the unfavorable conditions.
Chief Clem Nwafor, the contractor who spoke to ABS explicated that Governor Obiano observed the hardship the situation had caused residents of the area and directed the Anambra state Ministry of Environment to as a matter of urgency,take care of the situation to avoid further mayhem.
Furthermore, Chief Nwafor who is also a Cabinet Member of Enugwu-Ukwu Traditional Stool stated that the Ministry called for bidding, which his company won at the end of the day, and the moves birthed their being on the site.
He elucidated that that so far; they have given the water flow a channel, to improve the free movement of water, even as he explained that they would move to the other side of the road as soon as they finished the Nwakpadolu Estate Axis.
On his part, Mr. Nweke Okafor, a member of the Nwakpadolu family, expressed his gratitude to Governor Obiano for coming to their rescue and prayed for God to bless him abundantly.