7 February 2013

Nigeria: Sambo Tasks Committee On Development of Peri-FCT Communities

Muhammad Bello Vice President Namadi Sambo Thursday directed the Presidential Committee on Federal Government Intervention for Infrastructural Development of Peri-FCT Communities to fix time frame in the recommendations for the development of communities in the contiguous states.

The main communities being proposed for Federal Government complimentary intervention for infrastructure development are Suleja and environs in Niger State ; Karu/Mararaba axis in Nasarawa State and Chikara in Kogi State.

As for the FCT, the Satellite communities of Karshi, Jikwoyi, Nyanya, Karu and Zuba are to be considered. The minister of FCT Dr Bala Muhammad also made a case for Kaduna State to be added in the list as there is a road to be constructed from Nyanya that will link with Kaduna State .

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