#OtedolaBridge: Arrangements Been Made For Cross River Haulage City – Assembly Speaker, John Gaul

In Breaking News, Business & Economy, Health

By Ushang Ewa

The Speaker of the Cross River State House of Assembly, Honorable John Lebo (PDP Abi) has said that arrangements are being considered for a public private partnership for the Cross River State haulage city.

Mr. Lebo disclosed this in a tweet while responding to CrossRiverWatch News Editor, Mr. Jonathan Ugbal’s question about what has happened to the haulage city proposed by the Cross River State government to tackle the indiscriminate parking of trucks along major roads in Calabar, the Cross River State capital.

The question followed a tweet from CalabarBlog about the Otedola bridge incident in Lagos state where a tanker laden with petroleum products exploded leading to the loss of nine lives and 54 vehicles.

“Before you go about your daily activity, just remember the loaded Tankers constantly parked on the M/M highway in Calabar is a disaster in the waiting,” tweeted CalabarBlog

“One will wonder what is happening to the “haulage city”promised by this administration which even @LeboGaul visited the proposed site with @senatorbenayade in June 2015 before he became speaker,” Mr. Ugbal had tweeted.

And, Mr. Lebo via his handle @LeboGaul tweeted: “The bill has been passed into Law since 2016 under the Greater calabar Law within the ministry of new cities, budgetary provisions has been provided as well. The PPP arrangements is under consideration.”

The haulage city is expected to provide solutions to several challenges faced by operators of heavy duty trucks travelling in and out of Calabar.

Since You Are Here, Support Good Journalism


CrossRiverWatch was founded on the ideals of deploying tech tools to report in an ethical manner, news, views and analysis with a narrative that ensures transparency in governance, a good society and an accountable democracy.

Everyone appreciates good journalism but it costs a lot of money. Nonetheless, it cannot be sacrificed on the altar of news commercialisation.

Consider making a modest contribution to support CrossRiverWatch's journalism of credibility and integrity in order to ensure that all have continuous free access to our noble endeavor.

CLICK HERE

New Feature: Don't miss any of our news again.Get all our articles in your facebook chat box.Click the Facebook Messenger Icon below to subscribe now

Text Advert by CRWatch :Place Yours

Will You To Learn How To Make Millions Of Naira Making Special Creams From Your Kitchen?.Click Here


Expose Your Business And Make More Sales. Advertise On CrossRiverWatch.com Today

You may also read!

BREAKING: Ex Water Board MD Whom Staff Protested Against, Forcibly Enters Office With Police

By Jonathan Ugbal Listen To The Report There is currently a tense atmosphere at the headquarters of the Cross

Read More...

This Law Is Still In Effect In Nigeria And It’s Not African Culture BY AGBA JALINGO

Listen To The Article Section 55 (d) of the Penal Code provides that: “Nothing is an offence which does

Read More...

Nko-Onyadama Crisis: NBA Berate Ayade Over Sustenance Of Force In Nko, Sue For Peace

By Patrick Obia Listen To The Report The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Calabar branch has berated the orders of

Read More...

Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu

Share this now