Taraba govt directs contractors to speed up work, says projects to be executed 2023

Taraba State government on Saturday directed contractors handling road projects across the state to speed up work to be ready for commissioning before 2023.

Hon. Irmiya Ibrahim, commissioner for works gave the directive while speaking to newsmen in Jalingo disclosing that governor Darius Ishaku had vowed to complete and commission all ongoing projects before 2023 and the contractors need to speed up work in other to allow the governor’s promise come to reality.

Ibrahim disclosed that governor Ishaku has mapped out plans to award more rural road network contract for effective access to local agricultural commodities to boost the economy of the state.

“I have taken a tour across all ongoing road projects, though the contractors are trying but we want them to try harder so as to meet up with the projects stipulated time limit for commission as determined by governor Ishaku.

“The governor’s target is to boost the economic fortune of the state. He has already mapped out plans to award contract for the construction of more rural roads that would link the producers of local agricultural produce for more revenue generation.

“Taraba would be among the top competing revenue producing states in Nigeria when this roads are completed and more are constructed. The agrarian nature of the state is capable of changing the economic status of Nigeria and that is why governor Ishaku is doing his best to have this dream a reality for the state and Nigeria at large,” the commissioner disclosed. 

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