Also the Environmental/Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) prepared for the project pointed out that during the construction phase, as a result of the movement of people from one location to another, there would be prevalence of communicable diseases as a result it recommended that an Awareness campaign for STIs/HIV/Malaria awareness be carried out during the life of the project in order to create awareness for the communities along the project corridor. The ESIA report also recommends the carrying out of environmental awareness campaign to the local community to effectively protect the environment.

In order to carry out this assignment, Road Sector Development Team (RSDT) representing the Federal Ministry of Works, the Executing Agency for the Program signed a contract with Sustainable Development Initiative on the 9th of September 2014 to carry out this assignment whose objective is to enlighten the host communities on the prevalence and dangers of STIs/HIV/AIDS, Malaria, Road Safety and Environmental Protection, through awareness campaigns to the people that live along the Enugu-Abakaliki, Abakaliki-Mbok (Ogoja junction) and Mbok- Ikom- Mfum roads.