The federal authorities has known as for the assist and cooperation of the Kaduna State Authorities to make sure that the few obstructions on the highway in the direction of the Rigachukun and Raba highway which is a part of part 1 of the Abuja – Kaduna – Kano highway building and rehabilitation venture are eliminated to permit contractor have entry to work.
A press release from the press unit of the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing over the weekend, mentioned the Minister of State for Works and Housing, Umar Ibrahim El – Yakub, made the decision when he paid a courtesy go to to the Governor Nasir El-rufai on the Authorities Home, Kaduna.
The minister knowledgeable the governor, who was represented by his deputy, Dr.Hadiza Sabo Balarabe, that he was on an inspection tour of the Abuja -Kaduna – Zaria – Kano highway to evaluate the progress of labor by the contractor.
He instructed the governor that the work which was suspended at part one of many highway resulting from safety menace will quickly resume absolutely because the safety scenario on the highway had improved considerably.
The minister praised Governor El – Rufai for the infrastructural improvement he championed within the state.
Responding, El-rufai expressed gratitude to the minister for coming to examine the highway.
He expressed the optimism that the development and rehabilitation of the highway will ease the motion of individuals and items, ease the safety scenario within the areas and enhance the financial actions of the folks.
Later whereas briefing newsmen, the minister disclosed that part 2 of the highway which begins from Zaria to Funtua is about 56 kilometres out of which 7 kilometres is a twin carriageway.