November 29, 2022



My administration’s priorities infrastructural devt – Buhari

President Muhammad Buhari has reaffirmed his administration’s dedication to the infrastructural improvement. 

The Director of Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, Mrs. Blessing Lere-Adams, in a press release issued on the weekend, mentioned Buhari spoke throughout the commissioning  and handover of the finished 66 .10Km Gombe Kaltungo toad at Kumo city, Gombe state.

 Represented by the Minister of Communications and Digital Financial system, Professor Issa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, the president noticed that his administration has given precedence to infrastructure improvement ranging from highway, to rail line and broadband improvement. 

He disclosed that the FG has launched into the Nationwide Data and Communications Expertise Infrastructure Spine Section 2, including that about 400 Million US {dollars} has been deliberate for the undertaking, which can start from Abuja to Borno state.

He mentioned his administration has given approval for the development of the rail line from Borno to Rivers state, including that the rail line was an  space that lacked consideration earlier than the appearance of this administration. 

Additionally talking, the Governor of Gombe State, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, praised the Federal Authorities for the completion of the Kaltungo-Gombe Street Undertaking.

The governor noticed that the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing had efficiently accomplished a number of roads to make sure that highway customers have a rewarding travelling expertise. 

 He added that the Gombe – Kaltungo highway undertaking had created jobs immediately and not directly, in addition to offered social financial advantages to the folks.

The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, who was represented by the Director Highways North East within the Ministry, Engineer Celestine Shausu, disclosed that the highway is the sixth to be commissioned within the second section of freeway tasks completion and commissioning.

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He mentioned,” That is the second section of undertaking completion and handover our nation will probably be witnessing as we progress additional on this season of completion and impression which began within the final quarter of 2021,” mentioned Fashola.

The minister recalled the completion of Efon Alaaye – Erinmo Iwaraja highway in Ekiti,  Isoko Ring Street Part II overlaying Aviara- Uzere in Delta State,  Section II of  Hadejia – Nguru Street overlaying Kirikasama – Nguru in Jigawa State, Nguru – Gashua- Bayamari Street in Yobe State and Lafia – Obi Awe – Tunga Street in Nassarawa State that had been accomplished within the final quarter of 2021 which he described as main investments in highway transport infrastructure that function drivers for financial development and prosperity.

The minister mentioned these accomplished roads are viable property in, proof of what the nation’s assets are invested in.

In his welcome deal with, the Everlasting Secretary Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, Bashir Nura Alkali, who was represented by Engineer Amos Thomas said that the Buhari led administration is concentrated on the completion of a number of ongoing highway infrastructure tasks to stimulate financial improvement, job creation and promotion of native content material.