by Usman Alabi
The Kebbi State government has awarded N1.25 billion contract for the rehabilitation of Malando-Ngaski-Warrah road and Dabai- Zuru road in Zuru and Ngaski local government areas of the state.
Atiku Bunu, the Commissioner of Works and Transport disclosed this on Wednesday in Birnin Kebbi at the signing of the contract agreement with Habib Engineering Nigeria Limited.
He said “The Malando-Ngaski-Warrah road is 66 kilometres and awarded at a cost of N999 million while Dabai junction to Zuru town which is 10 kilometres is awarded at the cost of N266 million.
He said the project is expected to be completed within six to 12 months respectively.
“When the project is completed, it will ease transportation problems facing communities in Zuru and Yauri emirates,” he said. He however urged the company to adhere to the contractual agreement.