Rep Legor Idagbo To Commence Constituency Projects Tour Today

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By CrossRiverWatch Admin

Federal lawmaker, Legor Idagbo will commence a tour of projects he facilitated in his constituency today.

The two term member of the Federal House of Representatives representing Obudu/Obanliku/Bekwarra federal constituency has been on the news recently over three projects implemented by the Nigerian Content Development Management Board which he facilitated, will also be holding Town Hall meetings.

He is scheduled to begin in Obudu and then proceed to have a Town Hall Meeting at 11:00AM at the Civic Center.

At Obudu, Mr. Legor will commission the ICT center constructed by the NCDMB at the Clement Ebri Technical College, Utugwang and a solar powered borehole at Nkerira, Utugwang.

The Lawmaker will then proceed to Obanliku Local Government Area where he will visit the Bendi Technical College which hosts an ICT center that has been a subject of controversy, and will also hold a Town Hall meeting by 4:00PM at the Civic Center in Sankwala.

Asides the ICT center at Bendi Technical College, the lawmaker will commission a 4-classroom block at Elenge in Becheve, a water project at Utanga and a 3-classroom project in Bassan.

On Wednesday, his itinerary will be similar in Bekwarra Local Government Area where the Town Hall meeting will hold at 11:00AM at the Local Government council.

Also, CrossRiverWatch had obtained a list of projects which sources say were facilitated by the lawmaker in Bekwarra before now, which includes a renovated solar powered borehole at Ugidi market in Abuochiche which was functional.

Locals fetch water from a renovated solar powered borehole at Ugidi market in Bekwarra LGA. 5/4/2021. (Credit: CrossRiverWatch/Jonathan Ugbal)

This Newspaper could not verify the actual location of a similar project in Ikanda, Betem ward as both public boreholes were not functional.

In this photograph taken on 5/4/2021 is one of two public water projects located at Ikanda, Betem ward.of Bekwarra LGA. Residents say it is faulty but still produces water which is not sufficient. (Credit: CrossRiverWatch/Jonathan Ugbal)

At Abuana, Betem Ward, the Skill Acquisition center commissioned two years ago was under lock with dozens of training equipment covered with dust.

A collage of training equipment at the skill acquisition center at Abuana, Betem ward of Bekwarra LGA covered in dust.

Despite being located in Betem, the project signage read “Abuochiche ward,” and it was located nearly 5 kilometers inward from the Bekwarra section of the Ogoja – Katsina-Ala federal highway.

This photograph taken on 5/4/2021 shows the skill acquisition center at Abuana, Betem ward in Bekwarra LGA. Residents say the “Abuochiche Ward” written on the project signage was in error. It was commissioned two years before this photograph was taken and has remained under lock. (Credit: CrossRiverWatch/Jonathan Ugbal)

The access road was also in poor shape and there was no directional signage from the highway through Akpakpa community to Abuana, where the center is sited.

At Ukpah ward, most of the about two dozen solar powered street lights were still functional.

One of the solar powered street lights installed at Ukpah roundabout in Bekwarra LGA. 5/4/2021 (Credit: CrossRiverWatch/Jonathan Ugbal)

However, a skill acquisition center said to be situated at Ijibor, Ugborro ward which is where the lawmaker hails from, could not be located.

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