The Federal Government has flagged off a N1.7 billion erosion control work on Nduetong Oku-Ikpa road, cutting across Uruan and Uyo Local Government Areas of Akwa Ibom.
Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly Matters Senate Ita Enang did the flagging off ceremony.
He said that the project would alleviate the suffering of the people and boost economic activities.
Enang sympathized with the people for the inability to convey their farm produce to the market due to the deplorable condition of the road.
He assured them that the Buhari administration would continue to implement projects to alleviate the suffering of the people.
The presidential aide said that government was committed to improving the living standard of the people by addressing their plight.