The state government of Bauchi has allocated N2.2 billion to restore four emir palaces in the state.

The palaces of the emirs of Bauchi, Jama’are, Ningi, and Dass are all represented.

The State Executive Council Meeting was presided over by Governor Bala Mohammed, and the decision was delivered by Commissioner for Ministry for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs Ahmed Sarki Jalam.

He explained that the renovations would make it easier for traditional institutions to function, so facilitating the traditional rulers’ ability to carry out their responsibilities.

To further improve traffic and beautify the downtown area, the State Executive Council has approved a N100 billion plan to renovate 16 key highways and two flyover bridges.

According to Faruq Mustapha, Commissioner of Special Duties and Rural Development, and Ibrahim Galadim, Commissioner of Works and Transport, the projects have been granted to qualified contractors in keeping with the growth plans of Governor Bala Mohammed’s administration.

At a cost of N20 billion, the project will construct two flyover bridges at the Wunti Market and Central Market roundabouts, two of the city center’s busiest intersections.

The execution of the road project has already began with the building works on the dualisation of the 11-kilometre Ningi-Gudduba road in Ningi township for a hefty sum of N10.3 billion.

Shari’a Court of Appeal, Darazo-Gabciyari Road (22 km), Internal Road (2.6 km) at Bauchi State University Gadau, Adamani-Disina Road (29 km) in Jama’are Local Government Area, and Geljaule-Lame Road (42 km) are some of the other developments.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *