Works minister David Umahi says the federal government will begin immediate reconstruction of the collapsed Enugu-Port Harcourt bridge.
NAFOWA has lamented the growing menace of drug abuse and its disturbing societal trend.
The NDDC boss said the project would link the completed 23.4km Otuasega-Obedum-Emelego road connecting Bayelsa and Rivers.
The communities are Torukubuagbene, Awanba, Koropigbene, Itagbene and Asigborodo, and adjourning communities, said Mr Pere.
He said no arrest had been made but that troops were currently on the trail of the operators of the seized vessel.
“The twin evil of drug abuse and sex trade represents a great danger to the lives of our young people and the society at large.”
“We have a new way of thinking and a new way of doing things. We are moving away from the past because times are changing.”
Sixty-nine gay suspects apprehended in Delta during a gay wedding ceremony have been granted bail.
The federal government says it is planning two super highways across the country through a public-private partnership scheme.
“These efforts will be sustained in these locations and others until oil thieves and their accomplices desist from their illegal activities,” the statement added.