The Anambra State Commissioner for Works Hon Marcel Ifejorfor has said that Anambra State never stopped road construction of Federal road in the State. He said roads in Nigeria were divided according to the ownership and the law states that before any works in the Federal road it must be approved by the Federal Ministry of Works. It must also be done according to the Federal standard and specifications and there are also standard on State and Local government roads.The Commissioner further explained that there was a misinformation about a construction of a particular road by one Toshel Construction Company in Nnewi without due approval from the Federal Ministry of Works or even a notice to the State government. The State Government appreciate Ndi Anambra to come and assist in building roads and provide other infrastructures and amenities in Anambra State.
The Commissioner said no state government could do all roads in the State. Anambra has over 188 communities with industrial towns scattered all over the three senatorial zones of the State with its attendant heavy duty vehicles influx on daily basis. He also mentioned several roads under construction which included the 100 foot road in Nnewi, the Sacamory in Onitsha, Obodoukwu and many others in rural communities.