Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has blamed the deplorable state of the roads in Abia on the activities of residents who dispose of hot water on the roads.
He made this statement during a radio interview, when he was asked why some of the newly constructed roads in the state are in a deplorable state.
Ikpeazu said; “The attention of the contractor has been drawn to that road. But again it goes back to the behaviour of the people. If you go to Milverton by 10:00 p.m. you will be shocked.
“People on Faulks Road, every Sunday in the morning, will boil water beyond one hundred degrees centigrade, that water they use to defeather birds and chickens. They pour that water on asphalt. It baffles me”.
Several roads across the state, said to have been newly constructed by the Ikpeazu administration since 2015, have been described as needing urgent repairs.