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The Adamawa state Government has  expended about  12,434,743.087.49kobo on the construction and rehabilitation of roads networks  across Adamawa state.
The  Honourable Commissioner ministry of Works Barr.Lilian  Nabe Kayode  who disclosed this at the ministerial  media parley organised by the state  ministry of Information Yola.

The Commissioner of Works Barr.Lilian  Kayode  explained that  a total of 53.70kilometres of about  seventy  selected roads networks in Jimeta, Yola,Mubi and other township  roads across the state was being constructed  and  rehabilitated by the present administration under Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla  in the last Ten months of his governance.

She stated that  in terms of road infrastructure, Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla has  done alot in  view of its importance to the  development of Adamawa state.
According to the Commissioner  the state government  has engaged  about Three reputable construction  firms  TRIACTA, ROYCON and TEC construction  companies to under take the projects  and  commended  them  for the  quality work  which she said all the  projects would be  completed by the month of June ,2016.

Also contributing on the activities of  his ministry, The Honourable Commissioner ministry  Agriculture  Dr Waziri Haruna Ahmadu  said the  ministry of Agriculture has designed  a series of  programmes and  activities  under the  administration of governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla  to farmers of Adamawa state.
The  Commissioner said the Adamawa state Government has  procured enough fertilizer  and other farming impliments  to be  distributed to farmers  across the state.

Dr Waziri Haruna Ahmadu  also pointed out  that  his ministry  has purchased  about Twenty - Five  metric Tons of assorted fertiliser  during this year's dry season farming which  has already been  distributed to the dry season  farmers in Adamawa state.
He revealed that the  ministry of Agriculture also  secured soft loan of about 283,000,000,00.from the  Central Bank of Nigeria  to farming groups ,adding that about One Thousand  water pumps  was also procured to support  farmers during the dry season farming in Adamawa state.

The  Agriculture Commissioner also announced that the  ministry has  collaborated with the  Food and Agricultural Organisation  (FAO) to support  the Internally Displaced persons  at various Camps in the state, explaining that One Hundred  per cent  lost has been recorded in the  year 2015 by farmers in the  affected areas of Adamawa state  as a result of  insurgency  by the  Boko Haram.
He however said  the state  government  has also  resocitated a number of  Tractors for the use of  farmers in order to  boost agricultural  activities as well as  to improve food production to the people of Adamawa state.

BY: Yunusa Abdullahi

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