President Buhari Vowed To Complete, Commissioned All Initiated, Inherited Roads

President Buhari Vowed To Complete, Commissioned All Initiated, Inherited Roads
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By LAIATU BAMAIYI KEBBI.

President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to complete and commissioned all initiated and inherited road projects before the end his second and last tenure.
The president has therefore promised that all such roads in the nooks and crannies of the country would be delivered for the benefit of all Nigerians.

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President Muhammadu Buhari made the vow on Thursday when he commissioned and handover the reconstructed 296kms Sokoto-Tambuwal-Jega-Koko- Birnin Yauri-Kontagora-Makera road, phases 1 and 2 .
Buhari, who was represented by the Minister of Justice , Abubakar Malami, SAN, said:” Any of the initiated or inherited projects by the Federal Government would be completed and handover for the benefit of Nigerians before the end of tenure of the administration.”

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Buhari expressed optimism that the project epitomized determination of the government to improve the ease of doing business.

“It is a manifestation of our resolve to provide more job opportunities thereby enhancing productive engagement of our teaming population and economic value addition.

” This is in line with the Federal Government’s policy to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty. It is a promise of change made and next level delivery established,” he said.
The president pointed out that the road project was commenced by the previous administration on 13th December, 2012.

” We are entering a season of completion and delivery of projects including those inherited from the past administration before we come on board.”

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According to Buhari, the road has been built to the highest quality of design and workmanship.

He, therefore, called on the users to avoid road abuse in order  to ensure that it last for the designed service life.
The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami , SAN in the end extolled Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu for his efforts in providing infrastructural development particularly the network of roads projects across the state

In his remarks, the Kebbi State Governor , Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu while commending the president for actualizing his promises , stated that the road is of immense socio-ecenomic benefits to the north western states and other parts of Nigeria,  especially the south west.

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According to the Kebbi State Governor,  ” President Buhari’s dream as captured in the three-point agenda on economy, security and accountability have all come to the fore for this project to be delivered .

“The project was inherited from the last administration and Buhari voted a lot of money to ensure its completion, in spite of the dearth of funds.

“The road enhances the socioeconomic development and security of the benefiting states , just as it is their engine of growth .”

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