Kwankwaso hails as Kano gov lays foundation for 85km roads, bridge worth N21bn

Kano State Governor, Abba Kabir Yusuf, has ignited hope in rural communities with the groundbreaking ceremony of an 85-kilometre network of roads, and a bridge valued at over N21 billion.

A statement by the Governor’s spokesperson, Sanusi Bature, said the projects would redefine rural landscapes and enhance the livelihoods of the populace.

The initiative includes a 70-kilometre expanse from Bridge Madobi to Madobi town, spanning through Yako to Kafin Mai Yaki, and terminating in Kiru.

He said the second project featuring a 15-kilometre road and a 200-metre bridge from Madobi town to Kubarachi and Kura showcases the governor’s profound dedication to catalysing progress across the semi-urban and rural areas.

In a ceremony attended by distinguished guests, including Senator Rabi’u Kwankwaso, Governor Yusuf assured that the project would be completed within 18 and 24 months respectively.

Governor Yusuf’s vision aims to bridge not only the urban-rural divides, but also to cultivate sustainable economic pathways, thus curbing rural-urban migration and fostering prosperity in hinterlands.

During the event, Kwankwaso endorsed Governor Yusuf’s governance, applauding the electorate for choosing wisely in the previous elections.

He lauded the Governor for his outstanding performance in the first year of his stewardship in the state. He made the commendation during his Sallah homage to the Governor at the  Government House, yesterday.

He commended the administration’s dedication to advancing education and women empowerment initiatives aimed at enhancing the lives of Kano State residents.

The former governor of Kano State, expressed delight at Yusuf’s commitment to empowering women with substantial support.

He said this was significant for rural entrepreneurship and emphasised the importance of effective monitoring to ensure equitable distribution of empowerment grants.

Kwankwaso called for enhanced efforts in security, empowerment of the less privileged and advancement of developmental projects.

The NNPP leader assured the governor of his commitment as a stakeholder to provide valuable guidance and support to the government.

Responding, Yusuf thanked Kwankwaso for his mentorship and support for his administration.

He reiterated his administration’s dedication to upholding the principles of the Kwankwasiyya movement for continued progress and development of the state.

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