|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."
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 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
Ministry of Works
Government House, Yola