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There were jubilations in some parts of Abia North senatorial zone on Tuesday when the Chief Whip Senate, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, toured some project sites he attracted for the area.
As the governor toured the projects, which included roads, schools and water projects, the people hailed, calling him such names as ‘the people’s senator, man of the people, father-father and master strategist.’
The first port of call was the Okoko Item Central School which was over 90 percent completed. Kalu regretted the school was renovated last when he was governor over 20 years ago.
Kalu promised to provide furniture for the pupils and urged them to be circumspect while using the renovated school.
While inspecting the Amaokwe Ukwu Rubber Road, Kalu urged the contractor to ensure the road was done according to specification.
The former governor announced the original stretch of the road has been extended from two to three kilometers.
Kalu also inspected the Amaokwe-Amaeke-Akanu Item roads which are under rehabilitation.
He told the people he has concluded arrangement with the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency to do emergency repairs on the Alayi-Item Road which he built when he was governor.
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