The Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas, NLNG, has said that plans are on the way for contractors to resume work at the Bodo and Bonny road project. The Managing Director, Nigeria LNG Mr. Tony Attah, promised that works will resume at the sites under a revised COVID-19 protocol to ensure safety of personnel and continued sources of livelihood to the youths from these communities.
Speaking at a meeting with Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State in his office, Attah thanked the Rivers State government for the peaceful cooperation from all the communities along the Road’s Right of Way leading to minimal disruption of work. “Your Excellency, it is timely that I share an update on the Nigeria LNG’s biggest CSR project; the Bonny – Bodo Road, a 38km stretch of road with 3 major bridges (Afa, Opobo and Nanabie) and 10 mini bridges. “NLNG presently funds 50 percent of this endeavour. The COVID-19 situation has impacted work progress, resulting in main construction sites in Bodo and Bonny remaining closed since March 2020. However, dredging and bush clearing works, requiring minimal physical contact, continue. This project has been identified as one of the critical FGN infrastructure projects. Plans are on for the Contractor to resume work fully at Bodo and Bonny sites under a revised COVID-19 Protocol, ensuring safety of