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His Excellency Governor Muhammadu Umaru Jibrilla Bindow Presenting his Speech during the Flagged off Ceremony 

In continuation with the road construction project in the state, the Executive Governor of Adamawa State, His Excellency Muhammad Umaru Jibrilla has today, 10th November, 2016 Flagg off the  construction of Pariya – Wuro Bokki Road in Girei Local Government Area.

The Pariya – Wuro Bokki Road is one of the oldest roads that linked Adamawa state with the Federal Republic of Cameroon.

The road was dilapidated for decades, which affected agricultural production and other commercial activities that will boost the revenue generation for the state.

In her welcoming address, the honourable commissioner Ministry of Works, Barr. Lillian Stephen Nabe urged the  residents along the  construction site to give maximum cooperation to the construction company to complement Governor Jibrilla’s effort.

Mrs. Nabe said  contract was awarded to Raycon & Co (Nig) Ltd will be completed in 24 months.

"The  construction will be conducted in two phases; Phase 1 which is 27.5km in length will start from Wuro Bokki Junction (Tashan Mai Turare in Girei) to Kilange Bridge in Wuro Bokki. Phase 2 of the road construction will start from Wuro Bokki to  Bagale."

In a separate godwill messages, The member representing Girei/Song  in Adamawa State House of Assembly, Hon. Mohammed Mutawali thanked governor Bindow for extending the ongoing road construction in the state to his constituency. He affirmed that if the road is  completed, it will boost the economy of his constituency and generate more revenue to the state. It will equally foster trade relationship with the neighbouring Cameroon Republic.

The Chief of Staff Government House, Alhaji Abdulrahaman Abba Jimeta emphasis that during their campaign tour in 2015, about 95% of the places they campaigned in, the electorates requested for road construction in their area in order to boost their agricultural production and other commercial activities.

"Governor Bindow, has reiterated, prioritize road construction in the state to fulfilled their campaign promises." Abba added

Jimeta, highlighted that both the phase one and phase two of the roads to be constructed has the total of 52km in length. The phase one road was captured in 2016 budget approved by the Adamawa State House of Assembly. The phase two road will be captured in 2017 proposed budget of the state.

Former Vice president Alh. Atiku Abubakar 
The former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar applauded Governor Bindow for his laudable projects in the state. He promised his hundred percent support to the present administration. He called on the governor to fulfilled all the campaign promises he made to people the state.

The former V P, call on governor Bindow to stand firm because in any political dispensation there most be those who will criticise the government of the day in all aspect. He call on the governor to put the development of the state as his  priority; and the people of the state to support him in his effort of revitalizing the state in all aspect.

In his remark, Governor Bindow thanked the people of the state for their support to his administration. He lamented that development of the state is his number one priority. He called on the people of the state to continue praying for his administration so that meaningful development can be achieved.

The Governor says that his administration is committed to bring even development to all the LGAs in the state.

Other dignitaries that attended the event are Deputy Governor of the State Engr. Martin Babale, Hon Speaker Adamawa State House of Assembly Hon. Kabiru Mijinyawa, Members Adamawa State House of Assembly, State Executive Members, Politicians, businessmen and a large number of the people of the constituency.

BY: Barnabas Augustine
Information Officer
Ministry of Works

Photo Credit
Yunusa Abdullahi
Information officer
Government House, Yola

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