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Youth build 3.7km community road abandoned by govt in eastern Nigeria

ENUGU — Amid the security challenges in , another challenge is the dilapidated roads in the eastern region of the oil-rich African country, which has become a nightmare for citizens.
Citizens who regularly use the roads complain that the government has left them at the mercy of death, that for a long time it has abandoned many roads, thereby increasing the number of accidents and deaths on the roads.
The condition of the roads has become an advantage for bandits who set up barricades, steal, kill or kidnap travellers.
Fed up with the bad situation, youth from the Ogulogu-Olo community in the Ezeagu local government area of ​​Enugu state took responsibility for repairing the community’s 3.7-kilometer abandoned road.
“What they did is commendable. If we don’t do it, nobody will do it for us,” said rights activist, Chijioke Agu.
Meanwhile, Nigerian lawmakers have expressed concern about the killing and criminal activities of Fulani herdsmen in the country.
The lawmakers in a session called on Muhammadu to instruct security chiefs to reorganize the country’s security architecture in the face of current security challenges.

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