Suswams commended over road rehabilitation
By AMEH COMRADE GODWIN, Markudi
Benue State Government has been commended for making Owukpa road motorable. Recently, the 65 km stretch road which was abandoned by the previous government, received attention from the number one man of the food basket state. Hon. Suswan awarded the project to PW Nigeria Ltd at the rate of N1.9b. In a recent inspection visit by the governor and his entourage the bad to Ukwo; the headquarters of Owukpa community he expressed his joy over the rapid progress of the work. He further admonished all Owukpa citizens for their implicit cooperation and mutual understanding in the course of the project and never to demand for compensation from the government in whatever they would or might have lost as a result of the construction.
In an interaction with Owukpa indigenes, the district head of Ipole-Owukpa, Chief Emmanuel A. Apochi told Daily Sun that Hon. Suswan is God’s elected governor because he gave Owukpa a new look.
“With road, the community will be opened up to a practical sense. The agricultural exertions of the poor farmers in the axis will begin to have meaning in terms of their income and stability,” Apochi stated.