Jimeta metropolis within the Adamawa State capital is to wear a new outlook as the construction of 18.08km road has been approved by the Fintiri’s led state government.
The Adamawa State Executive Council has during its 2nd Council Meeting approved the sum of 5,859,41,700 Naira for the construction.
In line with the school feeding programme introduced by the present administration, the council also approved 308m for the scheme for the months of October, November and December respectively.
Speaking to newsmen immediately after the State Executive Council meeting at the conference hall, Government House Yola, Commissioner for Information and Strategy Dr. Umar Garba Pella said the construction of the township roads was awarded to Batco CMC Africa, a leading construction company in the world.
He revealed that the construction will give the state capital a new look.
Dr. Umar also revealed that for the new feeding programme, the council approved the sum of 102,960,000 for October, 102,960,000 for November, while the sum of 103,054,217 for the month of December, totaling above 308m.
“We have equally approved as a council the sum of 5,859,041,700 for the construction of township roads in the state capital, the contract was awarded to Batco CMC Africa” he said.
He added “Very soon there will be a lot of construction work going on in the capital city, as we move to modernize it”.
Furthermore, his counterparts Commissioners of Commerce and Industry Justina Nkom and that of Tertiary and Professional Education Umaru Iya Daware who were part of the briefing said the feeding policy initiated by the present administration has made students to enroll more into government schools.
They revealed also that the construction of the roads in the state capital will give it a new outlook and bring about ease in some difficult terrains.