(AGENDAWATCHDOG) – The Bauchi State Government on Tuesday commenced the construction of three strategic roads in the state with the sum of N7.3 billion, according to media reports.
The new roads include a 13.5 kilometres road from Warji in the state to Gwaram in Jigawa. Others are 11.6 kilometres road from Bogoro to Lusa and Malar communities as well as 11.2 kilometres road from Boi to Tapshin, communities in Bogoro LGA bothering Plateau State.
Speaking during the event in Warji Local Government, Gov. Bala Mohammed, said the roads were carefully selected in order to deliver a well thought-out project to the teeming populace, adding that the state had already made 30 per cent advance payment and the roads were to be completed within 24 months. The projects was awarded to Habibu Engineering Nigeria Ltd at the total cost of N7.3 billion.
PROJECTED IMPACT: The road projects, which had been yearned for by the people of the state for quite some time, will bring rapid, physical, economic and social development to the state and its people, and unlock the hidden potentials of the state for the common good of its residents.