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July 17, 2024
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Adamawa Govt to Build New Dual Carriageway, Underpass in Yola

From Umar Dankano, Yola

The Adamawa state government is to construct another new 10-meter dual carriageway with an underpass at the heart of its capital metropolitan city of Jimeta

The dual carriageway would be constructed from the famous Bekaji housing estate’s roundabout close to the Adamawa subtreasury office down to the Yola International Airport just like the former police roundabout and Mubi roundabout which have been modified to interchange flyovers respectively.

Governor Ahamdu Umaru Fintiri made the disclosure in Yola Monday during a congratulatory dinner organized in his honour after receiving a distinguished award of recognition in the infrastructural development sector by NEAPS which was presented to him by the Nigerian President Bola Tinubu in Abuja.

Governor Fintiri announced before the attendees of the Dinner held at the Banquet hall, Government House Yola saying he has already directed the State Ministry of Works and Energy to ensure by the end of July it brought before the state executive council meeting for approval of the said project.

“If we don’t expand on infrastructure, we are not going to attract investors, if they come to our city driving in pot falls and dustbins by the side of the road, who will bring in his money?

“We have to make the town clean, we have to make the town safe and we have to develop the state with modern infrastructure” Fintiri asserted.

He assured that, soonest the former Mubi roundabout flyover will be completed, pledging also that, that of AA Lawal junction will be completed in next 6 months with the 21 Kilometers Super Highway with cloverleaf at the FGGC to be completed next year.

Fintiri affirmed that his administration has carried out credible reforms in the state and strengthened institutions which drew the attention of world rating agencies revealing that through such reforms, in the past 12 months, the efforts put forward have attracted International partners like UNICEF  to donate to the state grant of 45 million US dollars in the health sector.

He expressed his administration’s readiness to construct over 2000 modern shops at the former Jimeta shopping complex, Yola market, and the 20 kilometres Federal Housing road network among others adding that the 3 mega science and technical schools to be constructed in the three geopolitical zones, one of them will be dedicated specifically for females.

While acknowledging the support of the people to his government, Fintiri pledged that in the next two years, government attention would be moving fully to the 21 LGAs and 226 words with massive intervention that will improve their lives.

In their goodwill messages at the event the Deputy Governor, Prof. Kaletapwa Farauta,the ADHA speaker Rt. Hon. Wesley Bathiya, the SSG Barrister Awfwal Tukur, PDP State Chairman, Barrister AT Shehu, State chairman Nigeria Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Emmanuel Fashe and representative of the State Chief Judge, appreciated transformative efforts of the Governor in the state

They pledged their loyalty and support for the Governor to succeed in the remaining years ahead as he continues with the transformative agenda, he has for the state.

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Mustapha Salisu

Mustapha Salisu is a graduate of BSc. Information and Media Studies from Bayero University Kano, with experience in Communication Skills as well as Public Relations.

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