Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has reiterated the unitirng commitment of his administration to sustain the even infrastructural development of the state.
Bagudu said his administration would give premium to people-oriented projects that have impact on the social and economic well being of the people of the state .
The governor stated this on Saturday, while inspecting the ongoing five kilometers township Jega roads, where he trekked for over three kilometers to inspect the road project amidst rousing applause from the residents of the area.
While addressing a mammoth crowd of the visibly elated residents in the company of the local government Chairman, Hon. Barrister Shehu Marshal, the Majority Leader,Kebbi State House of Assembly, Hon Faruk Nassarawa, Sarkin Kabin Jega, Alhaji Arzika Bawa, Special Adviser to the governor on NYSC and Scholarship Matters, Hon. Murtala Habib Jega, politicians and other notable people from Jega, Bagudu expressed delight with the successful commencement of the project.
According to him, over three hundred million had been paid as compensation for the road project and a competent company has been mobilized for the work.
He averred: ‘ My administration cherishes development projects that will futher provide comfort and ease to the people, so that they can transport themselves easily, women can go to hospitals, while school children too can go to schools.
‘ We have a mission to better the lives of our people, Jega means alot to APC- led adminstration, Jega has alot of dynamic young people who have supported the realisation of APC.
‘ On our part, we have constructed roads in Jega in places like Nasarawa, Katanga, Alelu, Dumbegu, Jandutsi, Kimba and many others.” .
Bagudu further appreciated the sustained support and cooperation of the people in the area ,while promising that, the road project linking a number of mini outlets, would be completed in good time.
Responding, the the Sarkin Kabin Jega, Alhaji Arzika Bawa and Alhaji Sadiq Marafa, appreciated the governor for commencing the road project in Jega .
The Sarkin Kabin Jega, expressed profound gratitude to the governor for the work.
He commeded the governor for embarking on the laudable project, even with the prevailing paucity of funds in the country.
‘ At a time when the economy is not doing well and some states are even finding it extremely difficult to pay salary, our governor has embarked on this laudable project.
‘ We thank you alot for this gesture and concern for the development of our people ‘, he said.
Some of the important areas the road project would connect include; Titin Kaura,Titin Nufawa, Titin Birnin Yari, Titin Ni’ima,Titin Jatau amongst others.
The governor also made a stop over in Maiyama where he inspected the Cassava farm for the bio-fuel project as well as interacted with farmers and local women rice processors, where he supported them with cash assistance.
Special Adviser (SA) Media to Kebbi State Governor