FG Begins Road Repair Works At Night
The federal government has said it has commenced rehabilitation of failed portions of the nation’s road at night to avoid traffic congestions that are associated with day time repair. The Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) Federal Road maintenance Engineer in charge of the FCT, Engineer Ambrose Omame stated this at the weekend while carrying out repair works on several portions of the Abuja-keffi road. Omame who led a team of engineers and other staff of FERMA to repair failed portions of the roads said the decision to work at night was parts of resolve taken by the Managing Director of FERMA, who according to him is relentless in ensuring that roads across the federation are motorable at all times. He noted that FERMA would continue to fix failed portions on the Abuja-keffi road until when the federal ministry of works carry out the planned holistic expansion of the already congested dual carriageway. While commending the Gaurds brigade unit of the Nigerian army for providing them with adequate security at night and the men of the federal Road safety commission for controlling traffic flow, he identify some logistic challenges associated with late night rehabilitation of roads. The portions of the road rehabilitated includes a long stretch at the popular sharp corner, just opposition The Young Shall grow Motors and the failed portions between the Nyanya interchange and the popular MOPOL junction. LEADERSHIP reports that the FCT FERMA team had earlier worked on the the kugbo slope, just between Mogadishu barracks and Karu overhead bridge.