KWANDCO calls FG for immediate restructuring of Kwara North roads

Kwara North Development Council KWANDCO, has charged President Muhammadu Buhari’s immediate intervention by directing the appropriate Ministry of Works to mobilize the needful financial resources that will ensure the fixing of roads, Kishi-Kaiama, Share-Patigi and Ogboro in Oyo State, through Ilesha Baruba – Yashikira in Kwara.

Chairman of KWANDCO, Comr. Jerry Majin Kolo said this in Ilorin on Thursday while addressing the journalists and added that the good people of Kwara North have been hopeful that the road is done before the end of his administration.

He said the people have suffered enough running through those torturing routes daily, as their economic and mental health of the people keeps deteriorating continually.

Jerry commended President Buhari for his intervention in erosion challenges that affected Patigi General Hospital through the Hydro-Bledric Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPPADEC), under the leadership of MD Abubakar Sadiq Yelo (Kahukon Yauri ) by approval of the sum of N212,000,000.00 (Two Hundred and Twelve Million Naira) with the partnership and influence of Kwara State Government under Mallom Abdulkahman Abdulkasaq and Dr Mahmod Umar Mohammed, Director of Community and Rural Development Area who have been very supportive.

He expressed displeasure saying; it is disheartening to note that, the privilege of having 2 (two) ministers come from Kwara State specifically (the Minister of Information and Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development additionally with the Chief of Staff to the President has not in any way been of benefit and advantage to us as people of the North of Kwara under this context.

“We are not also unaware of the Federal Government directive through the Federal Ministry of Works that the date government let go of the contractor before now mobilized to the site of Kishi – Kaiama Rood to hands off the project so that it will fix it with the contract sum standing at 27 Billon Naira, to which the release of funds hasn’t seen the light of the day”.

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