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Adamawa Govt approves N821m for road, street lighting projects


Adamawa Govt approves N821m for road, street lighting projects

The Adamawa government has approved N821 million for the construction of township roads and street lighting projects in three local government areas of the state.

The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Dr. Umar Pela made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Yola on Wednesday.

According to him, the approval followed resolutions of the State Executive Council (SEC), to fast-track implementation of the Urban Renewal Programme initiated by Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri’s administration.

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He said that N329 million of the amount has been provided for the construction of an additional one-kilometer Jada – Mbulo road.

He said the contract was awarded to Messrs Triacta Nigeria Limited, as a variation on the ongoing construction of the 4.8km Jada township road.

“The decision to increase the length of the project was informed by the recent visit of Gov. Fintiri to Jada,” he said.

The Commissioner disclosed that the council also approved N492 million for the installation of integrated solar streetlights at Atiku Abubakar Way in Jimeta, Yola South, and Mubi township roads in Mubi LGA.

“About  N492million would be spent on the projects expected to be completed within three months,” he said.

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