Julius Berger bags more road construction contract in Rivers

Nigeria’s leading construction company, Julius Berger Plc, has bagged more road construction contracts as part of the on-going Urban Renewal Programme of the Governor Nyesom Wike-led administration in Rivers state.

A press statement by the Julius Berger media office, Thursday in Abuja, said: “The Rivers state government during the week commissioned more projects successfully completed and delivered well ahead of schedule by the country’s engineering construction leader and most reliable infrastructures development partner, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc.

“The completed and commissioned road projects, all well enabled with street lights for beauty and night time security, include William Jumbo Street, Ernest Ikoli Street, Eleme Street, Akasa Street and Obagi Street, comprised within the old Port Harcourt G.R.A.

“Simultaneously, the Rivers state government also flagged off works for Julius Berger to commence the construction of two new and major infrastructural development projects.

“One of the new projects is the construction of Ngbuiitawo Road in Emohwa Local Government Area where the former Governor of Benue state, Senator Gabriel Suswan, did the flag off.

“The other new project that was flagged off last Wednesday is for the construction of the Rumuepirikom Flyover at Obio/Akpor Local Government Area, and statistically described as Flyover 9 by the Governor Wike administration.”

The statement further disclosed that, “The two projects are part of the Urban Renewal Programme of the Governor Wike administration for which Julius Berger has been a highly performing and dependable engineering contractor and partner.

“Governor Wike, generally christened by the Rivers people as Mr Projects, members of the State Executive Council, senior civil servants, traditional rulers, women and youths’ organizations as well as the management of Julius Berger Nigeria Plc were all present at the projects’ commissioning and flag off ceremonies.

“Clearly satisfied with Julius Berger’s good work thus far, Governor Wike, happily commended the company for its ever increasing and impeccable project quality, integrity and reliability, and urged that they continue to keep faith with its matchless records and deliver the new projects as scheduled.”

According to the statement, “Julius Berger Regional Manager, South-south/South-east Operations,

Engr. Juergen Fischer, assured the governor that Julius Berger intended to work only to upscale its enviable records of performance and deliver the projects as planned on every new project entrusted to the company.”

Speaking on behalf of the company, Fischer thanked the governor and the people of River state for entrusting the company with the projects.

Julius Berger Project Coordinator in Port Harcourt, Chief Sam Ngbor, was among the dignitaries at the ceremonies.