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Federal government of Nigeria commits to completing Abuja-Kaduna-Kastina-Kano highway in 2025

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The Federal government is on course to complete the ongoing Abuja-Kaduna-Kastina-Kano highway in 2025, the Minister of Works, David Umahi has said.bnd.

The Minister stated in line with the Renewed Hope Agenda’s focus on revitalizing the country’s economy through robust road infrastructure, President Bola Tinubu has instructed him to develop a program aimed at completing the project within the next year.

During a courtesy visit by Kaduna Governor, Uba Sani, Umahi shared details on the strategic approach being implemented to achieve this ambitious target date.

In a statement on Wednesday by his Special Adviser on Media, Uchenna Orji, the Minister said: “We are going to have the first section of 38 kilometers by 2, (which is 76 kilometers,) done by Dangote Group of Companies on Tax Credit and it’s going to use concrete to do it.

“We will allow the next 82 kilometers for Julius Berger to handle. And then the last 20 kilometers by 2, (which is 40 kilometers) for BUA to handle and to also use concrete to do that. And I can assure you that the job will start in these three sections within this month of May.”

The Minister also reaffirmed the Federal Government’s dedication to the Sokoto-Badagry highway project, emphasizing that President Tinubu has instructed that the design phase be fast-tracked with utmost urgency and expedited action.

“The design of the highway is being handled with dispatch by the Federal Ministry of Works and the project would cover the old African trade route of Sokoto, Kebbi, Niger, Kwara, Ondo, Oyo, Ogun, Lagos States, connecting to Badagry,” he added.

He said a proposal was being made to link the South East to the North through the Trans Sahara Highway that would have a spur passing through Benue, Kogi, Nasarawa, and end in Abuja.…Continue The Full Reading.>’.

While commending the Governor for the peace and development being witnessed in Kaduna State under his administration despite inherent challenges, he prayed for more success as he pilots the affairs of the State.bnd.…Continue The Full Reading.>’.

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