Bauchi Govt. Flags Off Construction Of 11 Township Roads Worth N1. 24 Billion
Haruna Mohammed Bauchi
Bauchi State government on Sunday, flagged off the construction of 11 township roads across different communities worth N1.24 billion in Bauchi State, aimed at promoting infrastructural Development.
The flagging off ceremony was performed by Rivers State Governor Mr. Nyesom Wike held in Bauchi Governor Nyesom Wike.
Governor Wike who noted with satisfaction, the foresight of Governor Bala Mohammed to embarked on construction of roads across the state despite shrinking economy across Nigeria said when completed, the roads will boost the economic status of the state
“It is not easy for a state with less IGR to embark on execution of developmental projects and that’s the reason for my coming to Bauchi today.”
“Because of my relationship with the Bauchi Governor and his desire to work for his people, Rivers State Government will continue to support him to work for the happiness of the entire citizens of Bauchi state.”
The roads flagged off are Gwangwangwan to Bakaro to Kofar Dumi, Malamgoje to Bakin Kura linking Muda Lawal market with a distance of 3 kilometers, Bununu township roads, 2.65 kilometres and Sade township roads, 2.5 kilometres.
Others were Disina township roads which are about 1.65 kilometers and water drainage.
The State Governor Bala Mohammed during the ceremony said the flagging off for the construction of 11 township roads is an opportunity to demonstrate the readiness of his administration towards promoting the relevance of infrastructural development in the state.
The Governor said the roads were carefully selected through consultations at the grassroots.
He said that urban centres and historical towns in the state have suffered neglect, hence his administration is left with no option than to reverse the ugly trend.
“My Government is being responsive to the yearnings and aspirations of its people thus resolute in fulfilling all campaign promises.”
“I am glad that, Your Excellency, has accepted my invitation to flag-off these road projects. As you can see for yourself, Bauchi is very happy to receive you.”
Governor Bala Mohammed at the ceremony reiterated the commitment of his administration towards continued intervention in infrastructural provision at both urban and rural areas of the state.
The roads will cost the state government about N1.24 billion in monetary value.