Commissioner for Capital City Development and Urban Llanning, Hon. Inyima Elech | File Photo
By Nweze Anaga,
‘Our goal is to make Abakaliki become a smart city where all facilities and sectors of government are working effectively’
Ebonyi State government has embarked on beautification of Abakaliki, the state capital, with various aesthetic designs and building plans that meet modern standards.
Already, about 100 building plans, construction of bus stop shelters and traffic light in all the strategic places in Abakaliki had been approval by the state government.
The Commissioner for Capital City Development and Urban Planning, Hon. Inyima Elechi Sunday disclosed this to journalists in Abakaliki, without stating the cost of the project.
He however pointed out that the core duty of the Ministry of Capital City was to ensure that everything about physical control in the capital city fell in line with the regulations and laws guiding building development, which they had been doing since they came on board.
He also urged intending landlords to always adhere strictly to the building plans approved by the ministry as failure to do that would not be tolerated.
The commissioner further noted that since the past administration transformed the city by constructing the roads and installing electric lights that they were going to upgrade the aesthetic nature of the city to make life good and meaningful for people, adding, “Our goal is to make Abakaliki become a smart city where all facilities and sectors of government are working effectively.”