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Kaduna Govt to spend N2.9bn on roads construction in 2 LGAs

Kaduna State Ministry of Works, on Thursday, said that a total of N2.9 billion had been earmarked for the ongoing road construction in Kubau and Soba Local Government Areas.

Alhaji Zubairu Abubakar, an Assistant Director, in the Ministry made the disclosure in an interview with Journalists while on assessment tour of the projects with journalists to ascertain the levels of execution.

Abubakar, said the projects in various stages of completion include the 25km Anchau-Dutsenwai road and 20km Maraban Kubau-Kubau road awarded at N2.1 billion and which have reached 65 per cent completion.

He said the project , awarded to H & M Construction Company in December 2015, had completion period of 18 months. The assistant director said that the roads which were constructed more than 30 years ago had deteriorated in the last 15 years.

Abubakar added that the 8.5km Rahama-Danwata road awarded at N600 million would be completed within two months. According to him “the contractor had finished leveling, culverts have been constructed and they have completed laying and this indicated 80 per cent
completion.

“Kwanar Manzu-Soba road spanning 2.2km was awarded at N188 million with six culverts and a bridge and had already been completed. “The road which is 100 per cent completed will serve as a bye-pass to Soba town to ease movement of both humans and goods,” he said.

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