Kano-Katsina road project to be completed in 2022 — Minister

Kano-Katsina road project to be completed in 2022 — Minister

By Bosede Olufunmi, Kano.

 

The Federal Government says it will deliver phase one of the Kano-Katsina road reconstruction project before the end of this year.

 

The Minister of State for Works and Housing, Umar El-Yakub, disclosed on Saturday, while inspecting the progress of work on the project on Saturday in Kano.

 

He said that the contract was awarded in 2013, adding that the road project was part of the success stories of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.

 

El-Yakub said that the road was among several others roads, included in Sukuk, an initiative of the government to reconstruct critical roads and pay contractors their money in time.

 

“Buhari’s administration is working hard to complete all these road projects in 2023,” he said.

 

He urged the contractors to construct the Yakasai-Badume bridge immediately after the rainy season.

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