FG to gather special funding for Gombe-Biu avenue


The Federal Ministry of Works and Housing says this may perchance occasionally mobilse contractors to birth out work on the Gombe-Biu avenue as soon because the rains abate.

The federal authorities will collect special funding for the Gombe-Biu avenue, the eternal secretary, Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, Hassan Musa, has disclosed.

Mr Musa made this identified when participants of the Dwelling of Representatives Committee on Appropriations led by its Chairman Muktar Betara (APC, Borno), paid a working talk over with to the ministry in Abuja on Monday.

Diversified participants of the committee on the talk over with had been Ahmed Jaha (APC, Borno) and Kabir Tukura (APC, Kebbi).

PREMIUM TIMES had reported that the Chairman of the Dwelling Committee on Works, Kabir Abubakar (APC, Kano), all over the debate on the 2022 funds, decried the allocation to the come and rehabilitation of roads.

The federal authorities has been the employ of the Presidential Infrastructure Pattern Fund (PIDF) to fund main infrastructure projects across the country.

While speaking on the roads, Mr Musa said the Federal Government Council would believe Gombe-Biu avenue and others for special funding.

“On behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari administration and on behalf of the honourable Minister, Babatunde Raji Fashola, I must enlighten that we’re making a brand new funding for that avenue and the contractor will be given all main enablement for him to be in a feature to train on that avenue,” he said.

He added that “awaiting the rains to abate and confidently because the rains are abating now we intend to take cling of all our contractors and label them plug to the distance to work assiduously, more in snort that now we beget a sustainable funding window which may perchance per chance well give them the choice to be paid without delay their works are licensed.”

Speaking on behalf of the lawmakers, Mr Betara said even though he is the Chairman of the Dwelling Committee on Appropriations, there is a limit he can allocate to that avenue.

He said that the contract for that avenue was as soon as awarded over 5 years ago, but there beget been challenges with funding.

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