June 14, 2024

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Anambra residents enjoying high speed broad band internet under Soludo’s 2years govt – ANSPPB

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Chairman, Anambra State Physical Planning Board (ANSPPB) Barr Chike Maduekwe has praised efforts of the administration of Governor Chukwuma Soludo in the past two years.

Speaking with journalists in Awka, Maduekwe said Soludo had shown commitment to transforming the state judging from what he has achieved within two years as the Governor of Anambra State.

He said lots of phenomenal growth such as infrastructure development,  construction of roads have occurred under the Soludo-led administration across all local government areas of the state.

“We join the good people of Anambra and numerous well-wishers to laud Soludo as he marks two years in office. The two years have been years of active collaboration to make sure that the people see and feel the impact of government,” he said.

Maduekwe however advised people of the state to combine all arsenal in supporting the Governor in achieving his plans for the state beyond 2025.

“One of the things we have accomplished under this administration for the first time is solidification of broad band with high speed internet facilities across the state capital which, the citizens have started enjoying within the period of two years of the administration. 

“Broad band has gone live with high speed connectivity which connects the people of the state to the global digital economy,” he stressed.

Speaking on physical planning, ANSPPB boss maintained that every aspect of government has to do with planning especially structures. 

According to him, physical planning is part of the government and there is internal cohesion as government is leading the team.

“Physical planning board is saddled with the responsibility of planing the space of the state and do development control to avert  building collapse in the state.

“Government is doing its best to put structures in place to safeguard life and properties of citizens,” he added.

He warned that anyone who commences building or erect structures without approval from the agency would be charged to court, noting that “Operation show your building permit.

“The reason why you are supposed to bring your plan for approval is for us to be sure that what you have put down that you want to build is consistent with the planning scheme for the area.

“Before commencing any construction project, developers are mandated by law to conduct material testing. This ensures that the soil texture is appropriate and that the foundation is suitable for the specific type of land.

“The agency has collaborated with other professional bodies to mitigate the challenges of building collapse by setting up a one stop shop in collaboration with professionals in the  building environment”, he said.

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