Benue to expend N96m on road rehabilitation

Benue State Government has said that it is spending N96 million to rehabilitate some roads in some parts of the state.

The State Commissioner for Works/Transport, Engr Alexander Shaapera, who disclosed this to newsmen in Makurdi at the weekend warned contractors handling road projects in the state to live up to expectation or have their contracts revoked.

He said that any contractor who defaults in contract agreement will not only have the contract revoked but will also be made to refund the mobilisation fees paid to them.

Shaapera said the amount will be expended on the maintenance of roads in Makurdi, the State capital and other towns like Gboko and otukpo.

He explained that N49 million will be expended on rehabilitation of township roads while another N47 million will be used for repair of roads at the industrial layout located along Makurdi- Naka road and Modern Market road.

Shaapera lamented that the volume of traffic on township roads have made them to experience fatigue and hence, the need for the ongoing rehabilitation works.


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