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BUA to dualize 132km Kano-Kongollom road with N115bn

BUA group will spend N115 billion on the dualization of 132 km Kano to Kongollom that transverses through Kano, Jigawa and Katsina State under the…

BUA group will spend N115 billion on the dualization of 132 km Kano to Kongollom that transverses through Kano, Jigawa and Katsina State under the federal government road infrastructure tax credit policy,  order 007.

Speaking during the official flag-off of the dualization works at Mahadar Gwiwa in Jigawa state Chairman BUA Group Alhaji Abdulsamad Rabi’u stated that the dualization will start at Dawanau roundabout in Kano state and end at Kongollom in Katsina state.

Represented at the event by BUA Group Managing Director, Alhaji Kabiru Rabi’u, the chairman revealed that the N115 billion road project has immeasurable economic importance to the people of the three states adding that among other things the road will have three bridges, solar street lights and pedestrian bridges with drainages.

He explained that the project will be completed in 48 months stressing that the construction company handling the works had promised to get it ready within 36 months.

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While flagging off the project, Minister of Works and Housing Mr Babatunde Fashola stated that it is of great pleasure to witness the private sector leveraging on executive order 007 to work with the government in ensuring infrastructural development in the nation. 

According to him, the fact that President Buhari’s administration is coming to an end and yet investors are still investing in the administrative policies shows the confidence the private sector has in the administration which he said is indeed commendable.

 

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