The Senate Chief Whip, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, representing Abia North said he has constructed about 53 roads across the senatorial zone.
Kalu, a former Abia State Governor, stated this in a statement posted in his verified Facebook page.
AbaCityBlog reports that Senator Kalu, accompanied by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, yesterday, commissioned projects across Abia North he attracted since he became a Senator in 2019.
Kalu, in a statement apologized to the people of Nkporo community in Ohafia Local Government Area of the state for not being able to commission their road yesterday, he stressed that, like Nkporo road, other roads projects across Abia Northattracted by him will be open for public use, notwithstanding if commissioned or not.
The statement reads;
“With a heavy heart and heartfelt concern, I apologize to the great people of Nkporo community in Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia state for not meeting up with the commissioning of my constituency projects in Nkporo.
“The Nkporo projects were among the projects to be commissioned by the Senate President today but we ran out of time . We left for home around 10:30 pm after seeing the Senate President off at the airport .
“With God’s grace and support of my constituents I was able to build about 53 roads in Abia North in the three years I have been a senator but only six roads were commissioned today . It would definitely not be possible to commission all the roads but we will open up as many as we can .
“We shall fix a new date for the good people of Nkporo for a visit . See you soon .