The Chairman, Senate Committee on Defense and Senator representing Sokoto North District, Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko has commended the Federal Government for awarding contacts for the construction of the 25 kilometer Dange-Danchadi-Bodinga road linking Sokoto -Gusau and Sokoto -Yauri roads.
Wamakko specifically expressed appreciation to President Muhammadu Buhari for approving the project, describing the invaluable gesture as timely.
According to the former Sokoto state governor, the road will positively impact the lives of the people of the state, especially considering its immense socio-economic benefits.
He further thanked the Federal Government for approving the dualization of Sokoto -Gusau highway.
The Senator also called on the benefiting communities to cooperate with the construction firm for the smooth conduct of the project.
Already, the Director of the Highways Construction and Rehabilitation Department of the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, Engr. F. N. Esan, has ordered the engineers concerned to commence the project with effect from Wednesday 28/12/2022 and to ensure its completion on or before 27/12/2023.