Nasarawa gov unveils N3.6bn highway

Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule on Thursday commissioned the newly accomplished 15km Garaku-Gurku-Dari Road within the Kokona Local Government Area of the state, constructed at the price of N3,670,311,759.22.

Speaking on the ceremony, Sule mentioned the contract for the development of the highway was awarded to the Tongy Group Limited in November 2022, as a part of the dedication of his administration to offer highway infrastructure for the individuals of the state.

He defined that the motion was in step with his administration’s coverage of opening alternatives for improved financial actions and well-being of the individuals.

“It is for this reason that the government continues to construct rural roads in order to create interconnectivity among our communities with proven potential for economic development,” he mentioned.

He identified that his administration acknowledged the importance of transporting agricultural produce and different financial commodities from distant markets to city areas, which is often hampered as a consequence of poor highway community.

“This is why our administration during the last 5 years has taken far-reaching measures to deal with this example. Part of our dedication is the development of this highway venture, which is taken into account vital within the growth of this endeavor.

“It is because of this that the federal government awarded the development of this 15km highway to the Tongy Group at a complete value of N3, 670, 311, 759. 22 in November 2022 underneath the supervision of the Nasarawa State Bureau for Rural Development.

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“We are therefore, gathered here today to commission this project, having been successfully completed according to the laid down specifications,” the governor added.

Governor Sule mentioned with the commissioning of the Garaku-Gurku-Dari Road, commuters traversing the highway would discover it simpler within the motion and transportation of each items and companies.

He, additional reiterated the willpower of his administration to ship extra rural roads due to the needs it serves to develop the state.

He mentioned, “It is gratifying to state that as part of our resolve to continue to open vistas of economic activities as well as infrastructural development of the state, we have discovered that more is needed to be done in this critical area of human endeavor. This is why the government is considering the construction of additional rural roads in the state.”

The Governor additional listed three rural roads lined up for flagging off quickly specifically the Angoro-Arusu-Amba-Bassa Road, Ashige-Gidan Buba-Ugah-Fadaman Bauna. Jangwa-Ribi-Agwatashi, Azara-Ampana-Awe, amongst a number of others.

On his half, the member representing Kokona East Constituency on the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Hon. Ogah Ogazi, who stood in for the Speaker of the meeting, Rt. Hon. Danladi Jatau, expressed appreciation to Governor Sule for wiping the tears of the individuals of the realm.

“I want to sincerely thank you. And I am saying thank you from the depth of my heart because we know what we have been going through on this road before now. We know what our people have gone through in the past years. So, we are grateful to you our amiable Governor,” he mentioned.



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