Imo State governor, Emeka Ihedioha has ordered the closure of the flyover at Orji, Owerri.
Mr. ihedioha gave the order while on inspection visit to the flyover built by the government of former governor, Rochas Okorocha and Commissioned a month ago by the Vice President, Yemi Osibanjo.
The governor, who was unhappy with the quality of work done and the dangerous state of the newly built flyover, asked the ministry of works to close it down with immediate effect.
The ministry was also directed to close other “life threatening projects” executed by the past administration.
Ihedioha further asked the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria, COREN, Imo Chapter, to partner with the ministry of works to conduct integrity test on all projects of note done by the past administration.
The Governor was accompanied on the inspection by the Deputy Governor, Gerald Irona, the Heads of Security agencies, Government officials, amongst others.