To address erosion in Alor and Nnobi communities, Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State, the Federal Government has approved N1.4 billion.
Some buildings in Alor are close to being submerged by the gully, while the Nda-Nnobi road is close to being cut off.
The contract has been given to TELESIS Firm, and is to be completed within 16 months.
The people of Alor yesterday celebrated and appreciated the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, for saving them from the impending hazard.
Ebelechukwu Chukwumesili, the monarch assured the community that they would ensure the firm is focused and not distracted.
Udochi Nwachukwu, the Representative of the Ecology Office from Abuja, revealed to the communities that the project would be beneficiary to humanity. According to him, the Ecology office had no abandoned projects in the state.
He said: “We’re here to introduce the contractor to the community. We don’t like frictions; any complaint should be channelled to the contractor or the sponsor of the project
“We plead for support. We have over 1,000 applications for such projects but have not got it, you should thank your son, Senator Chris Ngige, for bringing this project to you…”