The Enugu State Governor, Chief Ifeanyi Ugwu, said at a ceremony to mark the beginning of the work that the Ehamufu/Nkalagu Road was a major gateway to the North.
The Road, which is said to be historic, is one of the oldest Federal Government roads in Nigeria.
Governor Ugwuanyi, explained that the project was imperative in a bid to alleviate the sufferings of the rural dwellers and revitalize the agriculture industry in the area.
Chief Ugwuanyi said that apart from the reconstruction of the eight kilometer road, the rehabilitation would be extended to Ikem community and that the contractor had been fully mobilized to site.
Earlier, the Chairman of Isiuzo Local Government Area, Mr. Edwin Edeoga commended the State Government for the gesture.
The event had many Stakeholders from the area, who took their turn to express appreciation to the Governor for giving the State a face lift.