ByÂ Enyim Enyim
Onitshaâ€”The AnambraÂ State Government has inaugurated a N300 million motor park on the outskirts of Onitsha, to decongest the Onitsha-Owerri Road.
Governor Peter Obi saidÂ in Onitsha while inaugurating the park, that it was the biggest park in the South-East geo-political zone of the country.
Obi said that the project was embarked upon by the government to alleviateÂ theÂ hardships faced by travellers, due to incessant traffic hold-up at the beginning of the Onitsha-Owerri Road in Onitsha.
â€œBuses travelling to Owerri and other parts of Imo State, Aba,Umuahia and Port Harcourt will begin to load and terminate here.
“This will help decongest Onitsha-Owerri Road. It will also create employment opportunities as well as bring sanity in the mode buses load and terminate within this road.”
â€œThe park gulped over N300 million, which included the cost of land, construction of the park itself and auxiliary support facilities for the park, such as public conveniences and eateries,â€ he said.
Igwe, Josiah Nwakobi, the Traditional Ruler of Obosi, thanked the government for locating the project in the community.