Monday, May 20, 2024

Niger: Gov Bago performs groundbreaking ceremony for reconstruction of 118km roads


Niger State Governor Mohammed Umaru Bago has carried out the groundbreaking ceremony of 118 km street tasks in Kontagora, Kontagora Native Authorities Space of the state as a part of the city renewal coverage of his administration.

The street tasks embody reconstruction of the 90 km Kontagora-Rijau Street, development of the 19.4 km Kontagora Western bypass ring street in addition to the 8.7 km Kontagora Jap bypass ring street within the space.

The Kontagora-Rijau Street reconstruction is to be carried out by Triacta Nigeria Ltd whereas the Western and Jap bypass ring roads are to be constructed by Brosini Nigeria Ltd.

Talking throughout the groundbreaking ceremony in Kontagora, Bago revealed that his administration is to this point engaged on 1,000 km of street tasks throughout the state out of which 400 km are federal roads.

” Our administration is conscious of the fast improvement street constructions engenders within the society and can be involved in regards to the security of street customers. It’s on that word that we determined to embark on street tasks to ameliorate the sufferings of residents plying the roads, ” he famous.

The governor additionally disclosed that other than receiving the approval from the federal authorities for the reconstruction of the 90 km Kontagora-Rijau Street, the state additionally secured approval for the reconstruction of the 41 km dualisation of the Kakkaki-Minna Street in addition to 91 km Rofia-Borgu Street that are all federal roads.

Bago famous that with good street infrastructure in Kontagora LGA, being central in Niger North senatorial district and a centre of commerce, there can be ease of motion of products to different locations.

He added that the contractors dealing with the tasks have been rigorously chosen based mostly on their observe information and could be placed on their toes to ship commonplace tasks.

Of their separate remarks, the senator representing Niger North and former Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello and the Speaker of the Niger State Home of Meeting, AbdulMalik Sarkin Daji, each recommended the governor on his city renewal coverage, saying the street tasks will open up Kontagora city for improvement.

Additionally, the Commissioner for Works, Suleiman Umar, stated the street mission embarked upon by Governor Bago are a part of his plans to make Niger State some of the economically viable states in Nigeria and by extension, cut back hardship confronted by commuters.

Equally, the Emir of Kontagora, Muhammad Barau Mu’azu II, noticed that the street tasks will facilitate development and improvement throughout the native governments beneath the Kontagora Emirate and enhance provide chain in addition to home wants.

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