Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has directed the State Ministry of Works and Infrastructural Development to carry out emergency repairs of all the three bad portions along Suleja -Minna.
The Governor gave this directive following the two weeks persistent gridlock along the route as well as Minna- Bida road.
The directive is contained in a statement signed and issued by the Chief Press Secretary,Mrs Mary Noel-Berje.
The Governor urged the Federal Government to urgently intervene in Makera road to ease traffic on Suleja- Minna road.
According to the statement,the road will be closed for a while to enable the state government carry out maintenance works on the road.
Governor Sani-Bello also stressed the need for the federal government to regulate weight on roads across the state to reduce untold hardship faced by Nigerians on daily basis especially Niger State.