Hon. Mai Mala Buni, who is the Yobe state Governor and Chairman APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee over the weekend inspected multi Billion construction works Gashua and Nguru modern markets in the state.
Mamman Mohammed, The DG Press and Media said the Governor was accompanied by his deputy Hon. Idi Barde Gubana, the Speaker of the state assembly Hon. Ahmed Lawan Mirwa and other executives commends the contractors for the quality exhibited and the speed showed on the projects.
The governor said the purpose of the markets and road projects are to uplift the people as well as boosting the economic activities across the state most especially to promote free movement of goods and services within the localities and urged the maintain their commitment to complete the projects on time.
“We are here to for ourselves to see the level of progress we are making here and to see for ourselves the value for our money.
“Quite frankly I am impressed with the level of work especially the quality and even the speed of delivery,” Gov. Buni said.
The Commissioner of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Hon. Barman Shettima, who was on site informed the governor that all payments in relation to the land and property compensation in respect of Gashu’a market have settled and that of Nguru will be completed this week to pave way for the completion of the project.
The Commissioner of Works, Engr. Umar Wakil, also updated the governor on the level of the township inner road projects in Gashu’a and Nguru.
“The construction of 2km road and drainages in Gashu’a township was awarded to Elegance Construction Company at the cost of 593, 098, 473.72k.
“The scope of work consists of construction of pavement surface finishing of all roads 40mm thick and construction of reinforced concrete lined drain of 4000m long and the size of the drain is 0.8w x 0.85h. The overall percentage of work executed is 8o%,” Hon. Wakil mentioned.
“There is value for money in these projects, it is quite satisfactory.
“I am optimistic that when completed, these projects would add value to the economy of the people, the communities and the state.
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