By: Our Correspondent
MAIDUGURI, North-East, Nigeria – The Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Zulum, on Monday flagged off the construction of customs flyover bridge in Maiduguri, the state capital.
The N4.28 billion construction work which would be completed within eighteen months would be carried out by the Eighteen Engineering Company International Limited.
Speaking at the ceremony, the Governor assured the people of his administration’s renewed commitment to expand and develop the township road network system.
He also said that his administration would in addition to the numerous ongoing road projects within the metropolis, engage on the construction of, Jiddari Polo, Umarari, Ngarannam, Abujan Talakawa, Mala Kyari Zannari-Gwozari road, Pulka-Ngoshe road, Biu, Monguno, Ngala and Askira township roads in 2020.
The Borno helmsman also assured that the Post Office flyover work would commence early 2021.
He said that the State Government would ensure work is carried out on Maiduguri-Bama-Banki, Maiduguri-Nagal and Damboa-Chibok-Mbalala roads.
He disclosed that 30 per cent mobilization fee was paid to the construction firm.
Zulum also went on inspection of the Sanda Kyarimi Secondary School, and a proposed new senior secondary school site along Goni Kachallari.