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ANGER AS POTHOLES TAKE OVER RECENTLY CONSTRUCTED NDDC ROADS IN UYO


Residents of Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital have decried the poor quality of road projects recently delivered by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). 

Some of the residents who spoke to journalists said the initial joy that welcomed the road interventions has been overtaken by feelings of anger and disappointed. 

Mr Inyene Etuk, a civil servant and a resident of Nelson Mandela street lamented the damage caused his vehicle by the pot holes that have sprung up just three months after the rehabilitation of the road. 

Ms Unwana Stanislaus, a hair dresser and resident of Uko Eshiet said when it rains, it is impossible to get through the Nelson Mandela/Udo Ekong junction because of the low quality job done, which is worse than when the road was not touched. 

Similar complaints have trailed roads recently constructed by the Federal Government Agency. 

Some of the include Okon Essien street, Udoette Street, Udoekong street, Ukana Offot Street. 

Essien Essien, a civil engineer has explained that the collapse of the newly constructed roads are caused by several factors including; refusal to remove unsuitables, insufficient stone base, and general poor execution of the road projects

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