Benue Gov commends FG on approval of road rehabilitation in the state, pledges support


Benue Gov commends FG on approval of road rehabilitation in the state, pledges support

By Bridget Ikyado

The Governor of Benue State, Rev Fr Dr Hyacinth Alia has commended the Federal Government on the approval for the rehabilitation of some Federal roads in the state.

The Governor equally pledged the state’s support for the realisation of the projects.

This is contained in a statement by Sir Tersoo Kula,Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Benue State.

The Governor’s assurance is coming after the federal government recently gave approvals for the general rehabilitation of some key federal roads across the state following requests from him.

The federal roads to be rehabilitated are:

1. General Rehabilitation of the Aliade-Gboko- Yandev Federal Road.

2. General rehabilitation of the Gboko- Lessel- Ihugh- Tse Mker Federal Road

3. General Rehabilitation of the Oju-Otukpo Federal Road.

The Governor discloses that he is already in constant contact with the federal government for speedy completion of the Makurdi-Ugbema road, as well as the rehabilitation of some failed portions of the Katsina-Ala-Vandeikya- Ogoja federal road.

The governor assured the people of the state that Benue under his leadership, and federal government under the leadership of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu will witness the construction and rehabilitation of more road networks across the state.

He further stated that apart from the ongoing construction of roads/streets within Makurdi metropolis, some other metropolis in the state including, Gboko, Otukpo and Katsina-Ala will soon receive similar attention adding that opening of rural roads is also prominently featured in the plans.

The Governor calls for more support for his administration as well as that of the Tinubu led federal government, to enable them to deliver good democratic dividends.

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