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Kano Govt spends 6bn Naira on road construction

The Kano state Government has reaffirmed it’s determination in providing modern infrastructure in all parts of the state ,aimed at uplifting the standard of living of residents.

The Commissioner of Works, Alhaji Idris Garba Unguwar Rimi stated this during an interview with Radio Nigeria in Kano.

He said since the concept of the present administration in Kano is to restructure the the architecture of the metropolitan local government areas into a mega city ,which would compete with any modern city in the world.

He said the administration had constructed a modern over head bridge ,the first of it’s kind in the Country at Dangi Round about which has decreased the traffic Congestion.

Alhaji Idris Garba Unguwar Rimi said that currently another modern bridge is under construction at Hotoro which is expected to be completed in the next 18 Months ,stressing that Kano being the center of commerce in the Sub Saharan Africa was receiving huge number of visitors who frequent the State for commercial purposes.

The Commissioner maintained that in an effort to boost inter local government and state transportation and businesses the administration of Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje is currently reconstructing a road which will link nine local government areas of the state,at the Sum of Six Billion Naira.

He said the benefitting local governments includes Ungogo, Kumbotso, Tofa, Rimin gado, Karaye Kabo,and Rogo.

Alhaji Rimi said that the sum of 3 billion Naira had been budgeted for the Construction of Modern Roads at the five emirates of the State.

He urged the people of the state to redouble their Efforts in supporting government polices geared towards achieving the set objectives.

Reporting by Abdullahi Jalaluddeen, Editing by Omotola Oguneye