Bayelsa Govt partners with NDDC on Nembe-Brass road

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Bayelsa state government has expressed interest to partner with the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), to construct the proposed road and bridge linking Nembe to Brass which is estimated at N100 billion.

This was made known yesterday when the NDDC acting managing director, Mrs. Ibim Semenitari, led other directors of the commission to pay him a courtesy visit at Government House, Yenagoa

While reiterating the importance of the partnership, the Governor commended the NDDC on its plans to extend the road to Brass, and expressed hi joy at the Ogbia-Nembe Road project which is opening up 14 communities on its stretch to economic activities and modern development.

: “We are sad that Brass is still cut off from the rest of Nigeria. For us in Bayelsa, our wealth is in the sea. This project will attract new business and link Brass to the rest of Nigeria.” He said.

The road and bridge project is the second phase of the Ogbia-Nembe Road, which the NDDC is implementing in partnership with the Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC).

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