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The State Government is to complete the 100 meter Umueje Bridge connecting the road leading to Enugwu Otu, Aguleri in the next three months.
Governor Willie Obiano disclosed this when he inspected launching of cross beams on the bridge yesterday.
During the visit, launching of the last beams was ongoing before the embankments that will connect the roads on both sides will commence.
Governor Obiano in the Company of the Commissioner for Roads Infrastructure, furniture and maintenance, Engr Marcel Ifejiofor, the Member representing Oyi/ Ayamelum Federal Constituency in the National Assembly, Mr Gabriel Onyewife and other stakeholders in the areas  were conducted round the project site.
Governor Obiano after the inspection, said the bridge is important as it opens up major agrarian communities of the area and also leads to the Oil wells at Enugwu Otu, Aguleri.
He also revealed that the State Government is to discuss further with the contractor on the possibility of creating water turbines in the Omabala River to generate electricity for Ayamelum Council Area.
The governor assured that his government will sustain support towards ensuring the speedy completion of the road.
The contractor handling the road, Mr Chami Ali noted that they have done the very difficult aspects of the bridge project and assured that they will deliver the bridge in 3 months time.
The traditional ruler of Umueje, Igwe Elias Nneli commended Governor Obiano for his commitment to seeing the project to completion and promised that the people are solidly behind him.

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