April 1, 2023



FG strikes to reimburse Plateau on street intervention

The Federal Authorities has made strikes to reimburse Plateau state for street initiatives carried out by the state, the Director of Press and Public Affairs to the governor of the state, Dr. Makut Macham, has mentioned.

Macham in a press release he issued in Jos on Monday mentioned a Federal Authorities staff on the verification of the state’s interventions on federal street infrastructure had visited Jos to evaluate the street initiatives carried out by the state authorities to make refunds.

He mentioned the staff led by the Minister of Transportation, Mu’azu Sambo, was within the state on the directive of the president based mostly on the submission made by the governor. 

Macham additionally mentioned the governor had requested the refund of funds expended by the state authorities on numerous federal street initiatives and bridges such because the British-American Flyover and twin carriageway to Lamingo Junction Roundabout.

He mentioned initiatives inspected included Heipang-Mararaban Jama’a Heipang, Mararaban Jama’a British American Junction, Secretariat Flyover Bridge, Polo Roundabout to Farin Gada, and British American Junction Flyover.

Others visited are the continuing development of Demshin-Angwan Dadi-Kalong-Nyak, Shargan-Angwan Rina street (42.49km), and rehabilitation of Longvel-Yelwa-Mato Street (42km).

Macham mentioned the minister described the initiatives as people- oriented and impactful to the residents of Plateau and others from different states who use them.

He mentioned the minister acknowledged that the go to constituted a part of the ministerial committee to evaluate street initiatives that had been undertaken by the Plateau authorities on designated federal highways to reimburse the state authorities with monies expended in finishing up such initiatives, saying that the minister was extremely impressed by the standard of the work.

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He mentioned the Deputy Governor of Plateau, Prof. Sonni Tyoden, who acquired the staff, famous that the verification of the initiatives being carried out by the committee was proof that the administration had been working.