Ex-militant chief appeals to FG over dilapidated East-West highway


By way of Chancel Sunday – Yenogoa

The Nationwide chairman, Segment 2 ex-militants, Mr Stephen Ebisinte, has appealed to the government to offer fast consideration to the continuing East-West highway venture, announcing that the state of its dilapidation used to be terrible.

The ex-militant chief made the attraction on Tuesday sequel to a protest collectively performed by way of the 3 levels of Niger Delta ex-militants on the Mbiama axis of the street on Monday.

He mentioned passing during the highway particularly from Yenagoa to Port-Harcourt in Rivers state used to be hellish because of the a lot of dilapidated spots.

He appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal govt to focal point consideration at the highway, which hyperlinks all of the South-South states within the federation.

“I painstakingly appealed to President Buhari to thrill give particular consideration to this highway as a result of we’re in reality struggling.

“If you happen to go thru Kaiama to Port-Harcourt in this highway, you’ll spend 5 to 6 hours as a result of the state of dilapidation. It’s hellish plying this highway!

“I reinforce the protest performed by way of my colleagues the day past and I appealed to President Buhari to thrill attend to our cry for lend a hand as a result of armed robbers have used the chance to waylay highway customers on the ones spots,” he mentioned.

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