From Ayodele Ajoge, Birnin-Kebbi
The Kebbi State Governor Comrade Dr.Nasir Idris on Saturday flagged off the rehabilitation and reconstruction of four different township roads in Yauri Town at the cost of N3.854 billion.
According to a press statement made available to newsmen by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Ahmed Idris stated that the Governor at the Yauri market area, the venue of the flagged off promised to continue to support the people of Yauri and provide them with the beauty of democracy.
The Chief Press Secretary quoted the Governor as saying that the contract which was awarded to the China Zhounghou Nig. Ltd. will cover the distances of 5.165k.
Pointing out that the rehabilitation and reconstruction of the township roads is to gulp a total sum of N3, 854, 207, 229, 09 kobo and the work will commence from Local Government Secretariat to Dawanau Junction, to market roundabout, to Tashar Garkuwa, Garkan Dudu to Liberia junction and police station, via the Union Bank respectively.
The press statements also quoted the Emir of Yauri, Alhaji Dr. Zayyanu Abdullahi expressing satisfaction over the development recorded so far by the administration of Nasir Idris.
“You made the promise during your electioneering campaign and you here today you have fulfilled your promise you are indeed a leader with a difference, charismatic leader with good vision who has the interest of his people at heart.”
“Your administration is far better than the previous ones we have had, you have shown us a sense of belonging. My people are 100 percent behind you and your administration.”
The statement also stated that the Hon commissioner for works and Transport Hon. Eng. Muslim Abdullahi Umar farouk expressed delight over the achievement of this present administration on infrastructure development, adding that the scope of work for the project are complete scarification of existing carriageway, construction of RC drains and culverts, provision of sub base and base courses, provision of MCI and asphalt overlay, shoulder surface dressing, and desisting of existing drains.
He then assured the people of Yauri Emirate that the company is equal to the task and is ready to do quality work according to specifications.
He the thanked the Kebbi State Governor, Comrade Dr Nasir Idris for supporting the ministry, as he assured that the ministry would not disappoint the present administration under his watch.