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Kano govt to repair federal roads

By AbdulSalam Muhammad

KANO -  Due to the deplorable situation of the existing federal roads in Kano State, the state government has
unveiled plans to repair all failed sections of federal roads in the state.

The Commissioner of Projects Monitoring and Evaluation, Dr. Ibrahim Garba, who dropped the hint during a session
with journalists in Kano, explained that the measure is designed to ensure safety of lives and property of
motorists.

Garba further explained that the state government’s decision was informed by the rampant cases of accidents on these
failed spots, adding that repair of federal roads of up to 18-kilometer radius of the city are now the
responsibility of state governments.

The commissioner lamented that these dilapidated sections of federal roads have caused inconveniences and accidents, compelling the state government to take decisive action to save lives.

He, therefore, assured that his directorate would continue to monitor all federal roads in the state for the state
government to take remedial measures toward achieving hitch-free motoring in the state.

The commissioner, who was in company of the MD of the state Urban Planning and Development Authority,  Alhaji Hassan Sani Na’abba, said that work on the Unguwa Uku U-turn, which was damaged by flood, would commence before the end of the week.


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