Transport Minister applauds Plateau State government on roads intervention

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Transport Minister applauds Plateau State government on roads intervention

Promises reimbursement

The Honourable Minister Of Transportation, Mu’azu Jaji Sambo has applauded the Plateau State Government on completion of Federal Government road projects in the state.

Sambo, who led the visit of  Presidential Committee For the Verification Of Federal Roads Intervened by Plateau State Government said the four projects were in order.  He gave assurance on reimbursement to the state.

“This visit is by a team that constitutes part of the Ministerial Committee to assess road projects that were undertaken by Plateau state government on designated Federal highways.  It is also for the purpose of reimbursing the state government with money expended in carrying out such projects.

“We have seen the projects, four of them. As somebody who knows Jos very well, I must say that I am highly impressed because if I had come alone, I probably would have missed my way due to the quality flyovers and roads that I have seen.”

The Minister enthused:  “The state Government needs to be commended  for this project, the reimbursement is timely and in order”.

The Deputy Governor of Plateau State, Prof. Sonni Tyoden said verification of the projects being carried out by the presidential committee was evidence that the state government has been working.

“As stated by the Minister, the four projects are in order in terms of quality and usefulness to the people and as a state.  We are looking forward to the reimbursement by the Federal Government.

“Coming at this time, it will be of help to the state and the citizens of Plateau state. However, the state government will not relent in completing projects, which would be of benefit to the people,” he said.

The Projects inspected include Heipang-Mararaban Jama’a and Mararaban Jama’a British American Junction, Polo Roundabout to Farin Gada, Secretariat Flyover and British American Junction Flyover.

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