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Federal Government has approved the ‘dualization’ and reconstruction of the Kano-Kwanar-Danja-Hadejia Road traversing Kano and Jigawa states

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The Federal Government has approved the ‘dualization’ and reconstruction of the Kano-Kwanar-Danja-Hadejia Road traversing Kano and Jigawa states.

The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN) said the road which begins at Yankaba roundabout located in Kano City.

In a statement by the Special Adviser to the minister, Hakeem Bello, stated the reasons for seeking the approval for the contract worth 94.14 billion Naira.

The Minister said the road when completed would open up settlements within the project vicinity and provide access for the evacuation of goods and services.

He added that the socio-economic life of the host communities would also be enhanced.

The Minister said there was also need to bring the dual carriageway section formerly constructed by the Kano state government to the ministry of works’ standards and specifications.

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