Adamawa state government has approved the construction of another fly -over in the state capital, yola in its efforts to decongest traffic gridlock.
This was made known by the state commissioner of information,Mrs. Neido Geofrey Kufolto while briefing newsmen at the government house shortly after the executive council meeting which was chaired by the state Governor, Ahmadu Umaru Fitiri.
The information Commissioner said in its efforts to ease traffic congestion in the state capital, the Fintiri -led administration has awarded the construction of a flyover at the mubi round about axis of the state capital.
The commissioner said the contract was awarded to Messr Triacta Construction Company at the total cost of nine billion two hundred and sixty four million, four humdred and ninety eight thousand, seven hundred and fifty three kobo.
” the super highway is to be constructed from welcome to yola-rumde kila to army barracks junction Yola at the total contract sum of twenty one billion , eight hundred and nineteen million , eight hundred and forty eight thousand, two hundred and thirty nine naira, thirty Kobo”.
According to the commissioner, the executive council has equally awarded the construction of a super highway from the welcome to yola through Rumde kila to the army barracks junction.
Neido Kufolto noted that government has also approved the construction of a seven thousand eight hundred metric tons ware house inside the government house to medugu commercial and construction company in order to take measures that will further safeguard grains and other imported goods from vandalization.
“and it is giving at the cost of two hundred and ninety one million, fifteen thousand, five hundred and eighty five naira, seven Kobo and it has been approved ”
Shedding more light on the time frame for the completion of the awarded contracts, the Adamawa state commissioner for works, Adamu Atiku said the construction of the fly over bridge is expected to be completed in eighteen months, while the super high way of about twenty point eight kilometres long is expected to be completed in thirty months.