Rivers Govt. To Reconstruct NDDC Headquarters Road In Port Harcourt

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Rivers Government has announced the closure of Eastern By-Pass Road leading to new Niger Delta Development Commission(NDDC) headquarters in Port Harcourt for repair work.

The state’s Commissioner for Works, Mr Elloka Tasie-Amad said in a statement in Port Harcourt on Wednesday that the closure was to enable construction work on the road.

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According to him, the closure of the road would last for a period of one month.

“This is to inform the general public that Eastern By-Pass Road will be closed to vehicular traffic from March 24 to April 23.

“There will be no access from the Eastern By-Pass Roundabout or the Marine Base Roundabout into the road.

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“This closure is necessitated by the need to promptly execute excavation and earthworks in the ongoing road dualisation project before the onset of inclement weather conditions,” he said.

Tasie-Amadi apologised for the inconvenience the closure might cause and urged motorists to bear with the state government for the duration of the project.

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The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that President Muhammadu Buhari had on March 11 inaugurated the N16 billion 13-floor new NDDC headquarters, 25 years after it was started. (NAN)

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