FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FLAGS-OFF CONSTRUCTION OF N62.7BN DAYI-GWARZO-KANO HIGHWAY
The Federal Government has flagged off the construction of the 90.65km Kano-Gwarzo-Dayi Federal Highway linking Kano and Katsina States.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) approved the contract for the reconstruction of the road to dual carriageway in November 2020 at the cost of N62.711b with a completion period of 24 months.
The Director of Press and Public Relations, Boade Akinola, Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, Babangida Hussaini, stated the contract was awarded on December 1st, 2020 to Messes CGC Nigeria Limited.
Hussaini was represented at the flag-off ceremony by Engr Folorunsho Esan, Director Highways (North -West) in the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing.
He further said the 90.65km dual carriageway has a total number of three bridges with additional 7.3 meters width and 1.5 meters shoulder width and an outer shoulder width of 2.7meters.
Already the Kano State Government had dualized 7.2km of the road from the Bayero University Kano (BUK) axis.
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