Austine Tsenzughul from Bauchi
Bauchi state government has assured it will partner with federal government to construct culvert and rehabilitate part of the Bauchi Gombe road at Lariski Village,Kirifi local government,Bauchi state.
The road was almost completely cut off by flood during the Wednesday June 5,2019 heavy downpour that also destroyed some residential houses across the state.
According Mukhtar Gidado,Senior Special Assistant(Media) to Bauchi state Gov.Bala Mohammed,”the state government will take advantage of the swampy area to promote Dry Season Farming and develop the community”.
“Bauchi state Gov.Sen.Bala Muhammad gave the assurance when he inspected the busy northeastern road that links Bauchi with Gombe,Adamawa,and Taraba states
The Governor who said his administration is committed to meeting the needs of his people,added that” agricultural is one the areas that will create job opportunities”.
And charged the contractor handling the rehabilitation of the road to ensure speedy completion to avoid creating hardship for the road users
Earlier,Mr.Steven Abubakar,Permanent Secretary,Ministry of Works and Housing had informed that”the ministry’s quick intervention was to avoid escalation of the effect portion of the road”.
The project site engineer,Mr Shar Ben had also told the governor that “all necessary materials have been mobilized to to the site to ensure it’s timely completion”