Ahmed Idris, Birnin Kebbi
The Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, has inaugurated the N182 million internal road network at Waziri Umaru Federal Polytechnic, Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State.
The 1.8kilometrr Road network which was Commissioned on Tuesday by the Minister of Works and Housing Babatunde Raji Fashola at the Polytechnic premises was part of the Federal Government intervention.
Delivery his speech, the Minister said that the project is part of the tertiary federal institutions’ proposed roads network by the Federal Government across the tertiary institutions in the country.
He explained further that in 2021 out of the proposed roads 29 roads were rehabilitated and Handover to the various institutions that were concerned.
“You see now another 17 roads are also ready to be handover while we are currently attending to 30 roads in similar institutions across the country making a total of 76 roads.”
The Minister was represented by the Acting Federal Controller of works Kebbi State Eng. Ahmed Abdulkadir Yabo said that the students are expressing renewed enthusiasm with regard to attending classes because some defective roads have been restored to good condition.
He added that this is the consistent idea of improving the human condition and that process continues here today as we are ready to support our education system.
In his remarks, the Rector Waziri Umar Federal Polytechnic Birnin Kebbi Dr. Tunga thank the federal government for the intervention.
He explained further that the proposed kilometers were 4 kilometers while urging the federal government to complete the remaining two kilometers for them.