The Kano State Government has earmarked N1.2 billion for the construction of roundabouts, rehabilitation and maintenance of various metropolitan roads which are in a state of disrepair in the state.
The state Commissioner for Information, Muhammad Garba, who made this known over the weekend, said some roundabouts, including those at A A Rano Filling Station and First Bank, among others, have also been marked for reconstruction.
Garba said a technical committee comprising of engineers from the Ministry of Works and Infrastructure, the state Urban Planning and Development Agency, and other Ministries, Department and Agencies have been constituted to study the situation for an urgent action.
The commissioner stated that the committee has already reached out to the contracting firms some of which have been mobilised to undertake the project.
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He added that eight clusters of roads have been earmarked for the rehabilitation and maintenance that aimed at ensuring smooth vehicular movement.
He said some of the roads include Audu bako Way, Sani Marshal Road, Mission Road, Hotoro Tsamiyar Boka Road, Layin Kaura Goje, Sheikh Hassan-Layin Gidan Biredi-Sani Bello Road, and Kwanar Jaba-Kwana Hudu-Gayawa Bridge Road.
Others are FCE-Kofar Famfo, Gwarzo Road, Sheikh Jafar Road, Muhammadu Buhari Road, New Hospital Road, Sabo Bakin Zuwo Road, Lamido Crescent, Route to Cancer Treatment Centre, Dakata Road, DanHassa-Eastern Bypass, ‘Yan Mota-Kofar Mazugal, and Abagana Street Fagge.
The commissioner further listed the roads to include Aminu Kano Way-Kofar Ruwa, Festing-Bompai, France Road, Igbo Road, Gwammaja-Wapa, Kurna Babban Layi, Madaki Street Yolawa, Sabon Titi Mandawari, Kwanar Dala-Gidan Malam Aminu Junction, Lafiya Road, Bello Terrace, Alu Avenue, and Iyaka Road.
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