BASG extends Misau – Bulkachuwa – Using road construction


By: Mohammed Kawu, Bauchi.
Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State has approved the extension of construction of Misau – Bulkachuwa – Udubo road project to Gamawa and link it up with the road leading to Katagum Maikaba in Zaki local government area of the state.
Abubakar disclosed the road construction extension at Kafin Romi while presenting poverty alleviation materials under constituency project of the Member representing Udubo constituency, Hon. Salihu Ajilanga.
He said that construction of rural roads is central to the promotion of commercial activities by easing transportation of agricultural produce from rural to urban centres, and directed the ministries of Works to work out the details of the two road projects of Udubo – Gamawa and Udubo – Kafin Roni rural road.
“Our administration is committed to our campaign promises and in spite of dwindling resources we have shown prudence in management of public funds”, a Government House statement quoted the Governor as saying.
It would be recalled that contract for the rehabilitation of Misau – Bulkachuwa – Udubo road project which has reached advanced stage was awarded early this year by the present administration at the cost of N4.7 billion.
The Governor, who reiterated his administration’s resolve to ensure equity and fairness to all parts of the state, also announced approval for the renovation and reconstruction of over 400 primary and junior secondary schools across the state to ensure that every community benefits from government programmes and policies.
The statement said the state government had paid its counterpart contribution of N600, 000, 000 to add up to the Federal Government’s amount of N600, 000,000.00 for the execution of the 2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) projects in the State.
It disclosed that contracts for the projects have been awarded for 20 solar powered boreholes, 18 primary healthcare centres, 18 flats for staff accommodation, 18 VIP toilets, supply of equipment to 18 primary healthcare centres, purchase of 5 ambulances, drilling of 55 hand pump lifted boreholes and renovation of one primary healthcare centre across the 20 Local Government Areas in the State.


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