KWSG Spends N7B on Infrastructure Through IFK
Written by Abdulmumin Uthman on August 22, 2017
THE sum of seven billion naira has so far been expended on road projects across Kwara State through Infrastructure Development Funds.
The State Commissioner for Works and Transport, Alhaji Aro Yahaya disclosed this today while featuring on the eighteenth edition of Media Parliament, a Programme of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Kwara State Council.
According to him, the money was disbursed to contractors handling various road projects through IF-K from last year till present to ensure speedy completion of the projects.
Alhaji Aro yahyah reassured that all road projects under IF-K would be completed before the expiration of the present administration’s tenure.
Speaking on the diamond split underpass, the Commissioner noted that the state government embarked on the project for future purpose, pointing out that the city of Ilorin is growing geometrically, hence the need to make provision for the Project.
Alhaji Aro Yahyah explained that most of the on going road projects are strategically planned for future expansion of the state, adding that the diamond underpass would be completed in the next twelve months.
On the collapsed Alagbado bridge, he said the culvert collapsed due to expansion of the area and volume of vehicles plying the road, saying that the state government is determined to construct a bridge for the area once the rain subsidized.
According to him, soil test would be conducted to know the type of bridge to be constructed.