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Bauchi State reviews five years abandoned road projects

By Rukayat Akanbi

Bauchi State Government has invited contractor handling three major road projects to roundtable to review and mobilise back to sites for completion after five years of initial award of the contracts.

The State Governor, Bala Mohammed while meeting with the contractor, CGC Nigeria Limited on Tuesday said all the projects were reviewed based on the basis engineering and management evaluation.

Mohammed said Awalah Roundabout– Miri Road construction, rehabilitation of Misau–Bulkachuwa Road and rehabilitation of Bulkachuwa–Udubo Road have been abandoned long ago. “We have discussed with the contractor handling three road projects awarded about 5 years now, after an extensive discussion, we have achieved a lot in the reduction of prices of projects.

“As responsible government, we are doing all these with percussion and negotiations,” he said. He promised to provide the necessary resources for immediate mobilisation to site. “All these projects were awarded since 2016 and my administration will set up funds to pay you what you require for the completion of the projects,” he added.

The Managing Director of CGC, Engineer Ye Shuijin assured of the total commitment of the company to complete all its ongoing projects within than one year. Ye Shuijin said the company would also support and cooperate with Governor Mohammed to enable him succeed in the execution of laudable projects especially in infrastructure.

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