Abuja – The House of Representatives on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to commence expansion work on all auxiliary routes into the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
The call is sequel to a motion moved by Rep. Gaza Gbwefi (Nasarawa-PDP) on the need to address incessant gridlock on Karu/Nyanya/Mararaba road.
Gbwefi, representing Karu/Keffi/Kokona Federal Constituency of Nasarawa state, expressed concern on the constant traffic gridlock being experienced by motorists and commuters along the Karu/Nyanya/Mararaba axis.
He said that the gridlock had often times resulted in avoidable accidents and a major occurrence with resultant toll on the populace living in the axis.
Gbwefi added that a large proportion of the labour force that serviced the manpower needs of the FCT residing on the axis had been greatly affected by the gridlock.
The House unanimously adopted the motion and called on the FCTA as well as Nasarawa State Government to relocate the night market along the road.
It also urged the FCT administration and the Nasarawa state government to provide car parks and bus stops to help ease heavy traffic experienced on the affected