Gov Bala takes re-election campaign to his home town, Alkaleri, flags off N2.3 billion Tudu-Gwaram road project

Samuel Luka, Bauchi

Bauchi state Governor, Bala Mohammed has yesterday flagged off a N2.3 billion road construction project from Tudu to Sabuwar Gwaram communities of Alkaleri local government area of the state.

This development is coming as the governor geared towards the completion of his re-election campaign tour across local government areas of the state.

According to the governor, the project is expected to link-up with the ongoing road construction of Alkaleri by-pass, the headquarters of the local government.

Bala Mohammed while flagging off the 19 kilometers road, said that the initiative was aimed at easing difficulties being faced by commuters plying the road, especially during the weekend.

Bala maintained that his administration has awarded the contract to a competent indigenous company at the sum of N2.3 billion.

The Governor who had earlier visited the District Head of Duguri, Adamu Muhammad and that of Yelwan Duguri Alhaji Ibrahim Y.M Baba, promised to award a contract for construction of another road from Duguri to Mansir community at Gwana District.

In their separate remarks, the District Heads commended the Governor for successfully piloting the affairs of Bauchi state in less than four years.

They pledged their unflinching support to the Governor’s second term bid.

Addressing supporters at a Campaign rally venue in Alkaleri town, Governor Bala Mohammed pledged to actualize establishment of Oil and Gas academy in Alkaleri local government.

According to him, the academy when established, is going to take full advantage of the recent oil discovery in Bauchi and Gombe States.

Our Corresspondent reports that, since the commencement of the Governor’s local government campaign tour, his home town, Alkaleri was the 18 out of the 20 LGs of the state toured by the Governor’s campaign train.

The Governor has during the campaign rallies, solicited for votes from the electorates for himself, the Presidential candidate of the PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and all candidates vying different elective positions under the party.

He has while soliciting for votes, assured that if given the second mandate, he will consolidate on the gains and the achievements so far recorded by his administration.

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