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We are back to sites for timely delivery of projects – Kogi Works Commissioner

Works have fully commenced in the various project sites in Kogi State. The Kogi State Commissioner for Works and Housing, Engr Abubakar Sadiku made this known in Lokoja while on inspection tour on the current projects initiated by the administration of Governor Yahaya Bello.

The Commissioner said that all Contractors handling Kogi State Government projects are since back to sites immediately after the festivities to continue with the infrastructural revolution going on in the state in order to ensure timely delivery of projects.

While disclosing that his Ministry has put in place a strategy that would bring about quick delivery of the projects and assured that the quality of works would not be compromised, he urged the contractors not to compromise the GYB standard. He added that his Ministry would continue to monitor all projects regularly and thoroughly to ensure people have value for money spent on those projects.

Engr Ohere said some of the strategic road projects within Lokoja will help decongest traffic in the State Capital which is one of the fastest growing cities in the world.

Among the projects inspected were Maigari Palace to Old Central Mosque roundabout; Fem Hotel/GTbank junction to Kogi Circle and NTA roundabout and NTA roundabout to Post Office and Marine Road(MoW/H) “Jakura” end of the road.

Others are Stella Obasanjo Library /Government House/Kogi Hotels; and GTBank Junction/Hydro Junction/Post Office and Cemetery Road Junction.
Similarly drainages from all these roads up to INEC road are receiving prompt attention to keep them ready and adequate before the rains.

The Commissioner for Works also told newsmen that contractors are working day and night to deliver the roads, hospitals and schools under construction across the state.

Residents of Lokoja and its environs were excited and appreciative for the massive projects embarked upon by the Bello’s administration and expressed the hope that the state would turn around when the projects were completed.

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