Fintiri flags-off construction of N21 billion road
Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa on Tuesday flagged off the construction of a 20.8 kilometres super high way in Yola-South Local Government Area at the cost of N21 billion.
The reports gathered that the project begins from Welcome to Yola to Rumde Kila down to AA Lawan Junction in the state capital.
Fintiri, who was represented by his Deputy, Prof. Kaletapwa Farauta, said the project was awarded to Messrs Triacta Nigeria Limited to cover culverts, bridges and drainages.
According to him, the project will be completed in 30 months.
He added that when completed, the road would open the capital city to more residency and other activities.
The governor said the road project passes through the ongoing project of 1,000 housing units at Malkohi, which further justified its significance.
He asserted that the project represent the bold step of his administration towards delivering good governance to the people, adding that it will also expand Yola currently attracting new inhabitants and investors.
Alhaji Adamu Atiku, the Commissioner for Works and Energy, assured that the ministry would ensure diligent supervision of the project in line with its specifications.
He revealed that additional 500 metres link road to the new Correctional facility would be constructed for connectivity with communities.