From Ahmad Muhammad,Bauchi
Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed has flagged off the construction of 19 kilometers Liman Katagum-Luda-Leka road with the support of the World Bank.
In his speech Governor Bala reiterated his administration’s commitment towards improving the living conditions of citizens of both rural and urban areas.
The Governor said he will soon embark on construction of additional smooth roads for the safety of motorists and economic development of the state.
Governor Bala assured the participants that Bauchi state under his leadership has witness massive changes in the area of education, roads, health, agriculture and roads network.
He commended the World Bank for its intervention.
He said his administration has generated resources and constructed rural and urban roads across the state and explained that the Liman Katagum-Luda-Leka road when completed, will provide lasting solutions to problems farmers and merchants have been facing over years, in addition to providing them with access to basic social amenities for better living.
Governor Bala expressed happiness with the tremendous support his administration receives from various stakeholders and developmental partners.
He said the construction of the 19-kilometre road will forever be appreciated by the communities considering its importance in the business environment.
Governor Bala said the project will be executed under the Rural Access And Agricultural Marketing Project (RAAMP), a World Bank-assisted initiatives
He said when completed, the roads will boost the economic status of the state considering that most of the people living in the axis are predominantly agrarian farmers.