20 November 2012

Nigeria: Yakowa Reiterates Commitment to Roads Construction

Kaduna — Kaduna State Governor Patrick Ibrahim Yakowa yesterday reiterated his administration's commitment to roads construction, saying the state need roads that will connect the grass roots for agricultural exploration.

Yakowa, who spoke in Kwai Dura Ankung/Nduyah in Jaba Local Government Area of the state, while flagging off the construction of the 31 roads awarded by the state government, warned contractors to deliver on their projects.

"I know the need of Kaduna state, the need is road. Education and agriculture will receive attention by next year. All we need at this moment is for the people of the state to pray for us and not to pass judgment," he said.

On his part, the state's Commissioner for Works, Engr Suleiman Yahaya Richifa, urged the communities to support the contractors for prompt execution of contracts.

Also speaking, the traditional ruler of Jaba, Kpok Ham, Danladi Gyet Maude, asked the government to ensure that the contractors adhere to standards. He urged the government to extent the road in the area to Ramindop, linking Nasarawa State, Chori and Kurmin Musa.

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