Vice President Dr. Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh has made an unannounced visit at the construction sites of the bridge linking Juba and the Atlantic axis, west of the capital, Freetown.
The SeCon Company is constructing the bridge to ease the traffic congestion at Lumley. The CEO Papah Chendeka informed the Vice President that his team is using quality foreign imported materials to ensure quality and a durable bridge.
Chendeka further informed the vice president that 25% of the work rate has been achieved but however informed that the company has to pay for materials to complete the remaining segment without resorting to bank loans.
The engineers assured VP Jalloh of working in speed adding that the whole project will be completed in December this year to be presented as Christmas gift.
The Vice President was taken on a conducted tour of the bridge. He then engaged members of the community whom by this time had thronged the site singing praises to the government and the VP’s untiring effort to have first-hand information of things on the ground and to know the concerns of the residents.
In his brief address, the Vice President informed the gathering that the much anticipated bridge would soon be completed to serve the communities; adding that the government would release funding to complete the remaining 75% of the project.