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Flood: C-River spends N2bn on channel drain

State Government, yesterday,
said it had spent N2 billion
on the construction of
Channel II drain, which is
expected to address the
problem of flooding in
Calabar, the state capital.
State Commissioner for
Works, Mr. Legor Idagbo,
who briefed newsmen on
activities of his ministry, said
his mandate was to construct
roads and provide road
infrastructure, adding that
flood was one of the
greatest challenges facing
construction work in the
state capital.
Idagbo explained that the
state embarked on the
channel II drain project with
the hope that when
completed, the problem of
flooding in parts of Calabar
would be a thing of the past.


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Posted By kellychi On 03:51 Fri, 05 Oct 2012

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