Niger State: Infrastructure Committee makes On-The-Spot Assessment,expresses satisfaction

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The Chief of Staff to the Niger state Governor,Abubakar Sani Bello and the Chairman of Infrastructure Committee, Hon. Ibrahim Balarabe Kagara on Saturday said he is satisfied with the level and the quality of work done so far on the Gogo Mai Lalle road.

The Committee Chairman who stated this while on inspection visit to the Minna-Bida and Gogo Mai Lalle roads projects in the state to have an on-the-spot assessment of the state of affairs of the projects.


As part of the assessment, he visited the contractor’s yard and quarry site for the Minna-Bida road project to inspect the level of preparedness put in place by Dantata and Sowoe.

Hon. Ibrahim Balarabe while noting the temporary measures put in place by the company to ease the hardship on road users, the committee chairman urged the company to speed up its efforts with an emphasis on certain portions of the road which posed difficulties on commuters.


Engr. Ibraheem, the Project Manager however assured the committee that measures will be carried out immediately on the said sections of the road and full construction exercise will commence right after Eid-el-Fitr. He further informed that the delay was as a result of the lockdown and thanked the government for issuing the company the required number of passes to enable the staff access to work during the lockdown.

While assessing the Gogo Mai Lalle road, the committee equally expressed satisfaction with the level and the quality of work done so far on the Gogo Mai Lalle road.

The Committee chairman assured the residents that despite the delay recorded on the construction so far, the government will ensure expedited completion of the road.


Alh. Mohammed Usman Datti, former registrar of FUT Minna, a resident of the area expressed gratitude to the state government, he said the committee’s visit has rekindled their hope.

Hon. Ibrahim Balarabe appealed to the people to have patience with the government , Governor Sani Bello led administration was making an effort to fix the access roads in the state which were in deplorable condition.

In the entourage led by the committee Chairman were; Commissioners of Finance, Justice, Works, and Infrastructure and Budget and Planning, others were, Perm Secs of Ministries of Finance, Works and Infrastructure, Budget and Planning, Procurement, Director of Civil, Ministry of Works, DG SOU, ICT and PE, SPA to COS and Coordinator Legacy Projects.

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