GOVERNOR BADARU COMPLETES INHERITED ROAD PROJECTS

Jigawa state government has so far completed 40 out of the 42 road projects it inherited from the previous administration which cost nearly 87 billion Naira.
Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar announced this on Thursday at the commissioning ceremony of some of the projects.
The projects include the road linking Taura to Garki which was executed at the cost of two billion, nine hundred and twenty-five million Naira commissioned by Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti state who is also the Chairman of Nigeria Governors` Forum.
Another seven-kilometer township road project including a roundabout in Gumel was commissioned on the same day by Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State.
Governor Buni who is also the Acting National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) said the spirit of continuity in governance exhibited by Governor Badaru Abubakar was uncommon and worthy of emulation by all those in government.
Similarly, the Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong commissioned another road linking Garki to Gumel Local Government area through Medi village.
In his remark, Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar attributed the success of his administration in executing development projects to the support of the Federal Government.
He explained that he inherited an empty treasury when he took over in 2015 while some state governments were owing backlog of salary arrears for up to eight months.
However, Governor Badaru expressed appreciation to President Buhari for granting infrastructure loan of ten billion naira for the states to execute development projects and releasing bail-out funds to states that could not pay salaries to do so.

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