Anambra State Commissioner for Transport, Dr Christian Madubuko has commended traffic management agencies for bravely and gallantly tackling traffic challenges during the last Yuletide.
He said the success story was in fulfillment of his assurances to Ndi Anambra that he will facilitate the unlocking of gridlocks in some areas, identified before the festive season.
Speaking with newsmen in Awka, the Commissioner praised officers of various traffic management agencies, Ohaneze youths and volunteers who assisted in some flashpoints, especially in Onitsha, Nnewi and Awka.
Dr Madubuko personally visited some of the gridlock-prone areas and observed improvement in service delivery, saying that it was in line with government’s commitment to reducing gridlocks in the State.
He added that traffic challenges encountered in some areas need an urgent remodeling for long lasting solution, saying that government had given approval for construction of special barricade at Eke Awka axis.
A Motorist, Mr John Anyadiegwu, who spoke with newsmen, commended the State government for all its efforts to ensure free vehicular movement in the State and call for its sustenance.
Commenting on the issue, Mr Kingsley Adiele, Public Relations Officer, Urban Drivers Welfare Association Anambra State, said various traffic management personnel deployed to gridlock-prone spots performed well.