Mixed Reactions Over Installation Of Traffic Light In Awka

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The Anambra State Government with the view to reduce road decongestion this Ember month known for an increase of vehicles on the roads and with the view to make these season less stressful for its citizens, installed streetlight in some parts of the state capital.

With just few days into the installation of the streetlights, different views has continue to spring up both from pedestrians, Commercial and private drivers who regularly ply the roads, and those who have their businesses located at those locations. While some commended the government of the state lead by Willie Obiano for seeing it fit to put street light stating that they have been looking forward to this development, others kicked against it insisting that it’s not necessary.

Paul obikaeze, a commercial bus driver was delighted saying “With the street light in-place, there will be orderliness and patience for some drivers who are always impatience which often results in unnecessary and avoidable delays which often ends with insult and vague words exchanged.

A journalist, Mike Ovat on his part said “it is a welcome development. He, however, suggested that serious measures should be taken to make sure that motorists abide and respect the street light pointing out that road users especially commercial drivers need more orientation and enlightenment.

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