Wed. Dec 11th, 2019

Rural Transport Boost As Buhari Commissions #36bn 28km roads in Katsina

To encourage and boost general economic activities and link between the urban centers and rural areas in Katsina State, President Muhammadu Buhari has on Monday inaugurated 28 kilometer roads constructed for #36 billion by the state’s government. These roads are charged with the responsibility of enhancing transportation and economic activities between the rural and urban centers in the state.

These roads includes; 28-kilometre Randa-Doguru-Gallu-Kwanar and Gwanti-Shargalle.

Speaking during the commissioning of the project Monday, the president commended the efforts of Governor Aminu Bello Masari for the initiative and urged him to sustain the tempo.

Responding,

Governor Masari said the state government has between 2015 and 2019 awarded contracts for the construction of 18 roads with a total distance of 509.40 kilometres.

He said: “So far, 10 have been completed out of which three were commissioned by His Excellency Mr. President and the fourth will be commissioned today. Six additional roads are ready for commissioning while eight are at various stages of completion.

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