by Usman Alabi
The Government of Kebbi has awarded N935 million contract for erosion control and road rehabilitation in Bunza and Danko/Wasagu Local Government Areas of the state.
Abubakar Bunu, the Commisioner of works in the state disclosed this on Thursday in Birnin Kebbi while signing contract agreement for the projects. The contract was awarded to Great Northern International Company (GNIC).
The Commissioner said “The residents in Bunza Local Government Area have been facing annual flooding which sometimes lead to the loss of lives and property worth millions of Naira
“The government has awarded the two kilometres project at the cost of N464,385,000 to GNIC for the erosion control in Bunza town.
“Another project is the rehabilitationof Ribah-Maga road in Danko/Wasagu Local Government area; the road is awarded to the same company to the tune of N471,176,000”.
The commissioner said the projects would be completed by January 2018. He explained that the projects were part of government efforts at improving infrastructure and enhancing the livelihood of the people.