By Barnabas Augustine
In continuation of the inspection tour of on-going road construction sites in the state, on the 17th day of November, 2015 the Hon Commissioner Ministry of Works Barr. Lillian N. Stephen was in Mubi to flag off road constructions at designated sites in the town.
Mubi which is located in the northern part of Adamawa State, is one of the commercial centers in the state. Bad road/drainages linking various main road/rivers respectively is affecting the flourishing of business in the town. Lack of drainage has caused flood that resulted to destruction of residential houses and property.
The Commissioner of Works, narrated that the roads to be constructed in Mubi are part of the fulfillment of the campaign promises made by the Governor of the state Sen. Muhammad Umaru Jibrilla.
14 roads with the total length of 19kms will be constructed in phases across Mubi town. They are:
* Tike Road
*Sabon Layi Road and link
* Keystone Bank Road
* Water Board Road
* Mubi - Digil Road
* Wuro Bulude Road
* Wuro Patuji Road
* Kwacham Road
* Mubi 1 Primary School
* D - Road
* Completion of Wuro Gude Bridge and Link Road
* G R A Round About - Police Barracks Road
* Kolere Road and Link Road
The Hon. Commissioner Ministry of Works, Barr. Lillian N. Stephen was accompanied by the Commisioner of Finance Alh. Mahmud Sali Yunusa, Permanent Secretary Ministry of Works Barr. Yakubu Ngbale, Site Engeer and other Pricipal staff of the Ministry.
Earlier on, the commissioners sought the royal blessings of the Emir of Mubi, Alh. Dr. Abubakar Isa Ahmadu. The Emir promised to give any assistance that will lead to the success of the road construction. He admonished citizens of Mubi to cooperate with the construction company and support the administration of His Excellency, Sen. Muhammad Umaru Jibrilla the Executive Governor of Adamawa State.
As at the time of the visit, the contractor - Setraco Construction Company- has started mobilizing to the site. The roads are expected to be completed within 18 months.