By; MAIDUGU ALI, Damaturu
Governor Mai Mala Buni has said that his administration would complete all ongoing projects to ensure that the people of the state benefit fully from them.
The Governor said this during inspection to ongoing projects within the state capital today, which includes road projects and the Damaturu International Cargo airport.
The road projects inspected by the Governor which includes Damaturu to Kalalawa dual carriageway 25.5 kilometers, 3.3 kilometers Pompomari ward, and the 5.7 kilometers Don Etiebete housing estate road.
He said, as you are all aware that his Administration is an administration of continuity and consolidation and in our determination to improve on the living conditions of people, adding that they would complete all ongoing projects in the state.
The Governor who expressed satisfaction with the progress of work so far, called on the contractors handling various projects to complete on time and According to specifications and contractual agreement.
Buni further called on all contractors to ensure speedy completion and strict adherence to specifications , adding that his Administration don’t want any obstructions or delay in delivering the projects, especially as the contractors themselves have confirmed that their payments are being made and when due.
The permanent secretary ministry for works, transport and Energy who supervises the projects Mallam Abdullahi Jawa conducted the Governor and his deputy Alhaji Idi Barde Gubana round the projects and brief them on the execution and progress stage of each of the projects being visited.
Abdullahi Jawa said, the Damaturu International Cargo airport project is now at 59 percent stage of completion and that the state government has so far paid 61 percent of the total project cost to the contractor.
He maintained that the 25.5 kilometers Damaturu to Kalalawa dual carriageway is at 65 per cent progress stage, while the5.7 kilometers Don Etiebete housing estate road and the 3.3 kilometers Pompomari ward road are at the 99.6 per cent and 98 per cent completion stages respectively.