Buhari commissions N3.3bn 32km road in Katsina
By Aishat Salihu
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, commissioned a 32-kilometre road constructed by the Aminu Masari led administration in Katsina, in a bid to create easy evacuation of farm produce in the state.
Speaking during the commissioning, the State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari disclosed that aside from the 32km road, the president will, tomorrow, Thursday, commission two others.
Masari also said his administration had completed 13 inherited road projects and that 44 others were at various stages of the competition.
“The construction of the 32-km-road has cost the state government N3,362,292,219.25.
” Similarly, the 38km Fargo-Katsayal-Kwasarawa-Jirdede-Koza road and 22km Kwanar Sabke-Dan’aunai- Ruwan Kaya road cost N1,909,827,028.49 and N2,601,552,756.77 respectively. These last two roads are envisaged to be commissioned by Your Excellency, God willing,” he said.
Although, the completed road project was commissioned and awarded in October 2017 but completed in April this year.
The 32KM road, Shinkafi-Yandaki-Gafia-Abdallawa-Dankaba traverses 15 communities in Katsina and Kaita local government areas of the state.