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World Bank Invests $25 Million On Rural Roads In Abia

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Abia, alongside 16 other Nigerian states, is set to benefit from World Bank’s $500 million Rural Access and Agricultural Marketing Project (RAAMP).

Dr. John Chibunna, the Abia state Project Coordinator for the programme, said in Umuahia that the state will get $25 million from the said sum.

“The World Bank will use the $25 million to develop rural roads in Abia,” Chibunna said.

He also disclosed that Anambra, Akwa Ibom and Cross River are among benefiting states that would participate in the programme.

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Chibunna lauded Governor Okezie Ikpeazu for playing a key role in ensuring that Abia was selected for the programme.