RESCUE MISSION: Zamfara govt to spend more than N6 billion on roads construction in Maradun LG

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From Maiharaji Altine

In it’s effort of transforming the rural areas, Zamfara state government will spend over six billion Naira for the construction of roads in Maradun local government.

This was contained in a press release by the Director General, Media and Communications Government House Gusau Alhaji Nuhu Salihu Anka and made available to newsmen on Tuesday.

According to the release, the roads to be constructed are the Maradun – Magami- Faru and Maradun – Makera roads, in order to ease the transportation in the area.

Other projects to be executed in the 2024 budget in Maradun local government include the rehabilitation of government secondary school Gora Namaye, the upgrading of Maradun general Hospital, the construction of offices for mobile squadron, a magistrate court and residential buildings among others.

The state Governor, Dauda Lawal disclosed this when he visited the local government recently, where he launched the distribution of fertiliser and other agricultural facilities to farmers of the area under the Fadama ||| programme.

During the launch, Governor Dauda who assured the farmers of the area of his government’s commitment to supporting the agricultural sector for it’s growth and development, requested the beneficiaries to take advantage of the opportunity to increase their yields and contribute to the growth of agricultural sector and the state in general.

Speaking earlier, the Sole Administrator of the area, Alhaji Yahaya Giwa Maradun showed his appreciation and that of the people of the area to the governor for solving the parennial water problem they have been facing for decades, within six months of his tenure as the state governor.

In his remarks, the Emir of Maradun, Sarkin Kaya, Alhaji Garba Muhammad Tambari, who described the governor as an embodiment of unity, peace and development, thanked him for what he has been doing to not only Maradun but the state at large.

Maradun which is the headquarters of Maradun local government and home to former Governor Bello Matawalle has been without good roads network, potable drinking water and other social amenities for decades.

In the governor’s entourage were the state Deputy Governor, Hon. Mani Malam Mummuni, Secretary to the state government, Abubakar Nakwada, Chief of staff, Alhaji Mukhtar Luggage, Honourable Commissioners, Special Advisers and host of other dignitaries.

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