Fintiri vows to disappoint unbelievers, flags off two bridges at N9.4b
Masari orders completion of projects by 2022
Adamawa State Governor Ahmadu Fintiri has flagged off two bridges in Yola, the state capital, awarded to Triacta Nigeria Limited at the cost of N9.4 billion.
At the ceremony yesterday, the governor said that the flag off put paid to speculations that his administration lacked the resources to embark on such gigantic projects.He pointed out that his government would continue to disappoint unbelievers in God and the power of his administration to lift the face of the state.
“This event marks a major milestone in the ‘Fresh Air’ administration’s commitment to actualise its key campaign promise of vigorously undertaking an urban renewal that will make Jimeta, Yola and other towns in the state models to showcase.
“In keeping with this obligation, government has already commenced the construction of roads in Michika and Madagali towns, while roads and health infrastructure in Yola South, Numan, Fufore and other councils follow,” he added.
The governor stated that the construction of the two flyovers and underpass were the flagship of his administration’s urban renewal and development agenda, adding that work would continue on Weekly Scope Road, among other township roads earmarked for construction.
The Commissioner for Works and Energy Development, Adamu Atiku, said despite the financial constraints the Fintiri administration was facing, it would not reverse its urban development agenda.
SIMILARLY, Katsina State Governor Aminu Masari yesterday ordered all ongoing projects awarded by his administration to be completed within two years.Masari, who gave the order when he inaugurated the Projects Completion Committee, called on the members to deliver before the end of 2022.
The committee, which has several professionals outside government circle as members, is co-chaired by the governor and Ahmed Kurfi.According to the governor, there are ongoing projects in critical sectors that need speedy completion, and doing so will improve the socio-economic condition of many residents of the state.
He said the state government was determined to achieve the set objective despite the security challenge posed by banditry, as well as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
“Whatever small resources we have at the end of every month will be allocated to the committee. The committee will advise and recommend those projects to be completed stage-by-stage before the end of 2022,” Masari added.