The Yobe State Executive Council, has approved the sum of N8, 701, 157, 489.00 for the execution of various new road projects within and outside Damaturu metropolis.
The Commissioner of Home Affairs, Information and Culture Alhaji Mala Musti revealed shortly after the exco meeting at the State House, Damaturu
The road projects approved for execution include 2.8 km road and 5.6km concrete drainage construction at Ali Marami Housing Estate, Damaturu at the cost of N560, 909, 854.30.
Other approved projects by the include a 2.4 km road and 4.8 km long concrete drainage at Anguwar Karo, Damaturu at the cost of N474, 029, 415.56; 1.5 km road and 3.0 km drainage line at Nayinawa Ward at the cost of N317, 433, 275.51 and the construction of 1.6 km road and 3.2 km long concrete drainage at Abbari Ward, also in Damaturu metropolis at the cost of N360, 111, 576.00.
“The residents of Don Etiebet Housing Estate, Damaturu will also have a 5.7 km road and 11.4 km drainage built for them at the cost of N1, 060, 536, 098.93”.
“As construction of the Damaturu International Cargo airport makes more progress, the State exco has approved N4, 999, 905, 407.38 for the construction of a new dual carriageway from Damaturu to Kalallawa Town to link the cargo airport with the state capital.
Souurce: Mohammed Abubakar