Road Construction: Yobe gov’t constructs 54.6KM roads across 9 LGAs in 3 years


Road Construction: Yobe gov’t constructs 54.6KM roads across 9 LGAs in 3 years

Story from Sa’adatu MAINA, Damaturu

Yobe State Government has constructed over 54.6 kilometres roads and drainages across 9 Local Government Areas (LGA) of the state within 3 years of Governor Mai Mala Buni administration.

The State Commissioner of Works, Engineer Umar Wakil Duddaye, made this known Monday in Damaturu while briefing newsmen on some of the achievements recorded by the administration of Governor Mai Mala Buni.

Engineer Duddaye said, “In an effort to commemorate the aims and objectives of Governor Buni’s administration, Yobe State Ministry of Works has constructed roads and drainages in 9 Local Government Areas of the state which include; 2.0km roads and drainages at Zanna Zakariya Estate, 2.5km Obasanjo, Malam Matari, Gujba Road, 5.7km Roads from NTA Potiskum, Gujba Road and 15km Roads, drainages at Shehu Sule College of Nursing and Midwifery.

Others are; 4.2km Earth Roads from Gashua Road to Nana Aisha bypass and 1.5km Earth Road within state secretariat in Damaturu, 3.8km Earth Road around New Bra-Bra, Nyanya Estate all in Damaturu local government area.

He further explained that 2.7km roads and drainages were constructed within Potiskum township.

Also the construction of 3.7km roads and drainages within Nguru township and 2.0km roads and drainages within Geidam Township in Gaidam local government area.

He said, “2.0km roads and drainages have been constructed within Gashua township, 2.3km roads and drainages within Jajimaji town, 4.0km roads and drainages within Buni Yadi town and 1.6km roads and drainages within Babbangida town in Tarmuwa local government respectively.

Duddaye revealed that all the projects have been completed and have eased the movements of goods and services in the respective local government areas of the state.

“The effort of this ministry in complementing the efforts of the state government in providing immediate intervention and remedy for communities affected by the recent perennial floods cannot be over emphasized”, Duddaye said.


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