From Ahmed Idris, Birnin Kebbi
The three thousand units of tricycle, one hundred new buses and one thousand power tillers purchases by State’s Subsidy Re-investment Empowerment Programme, [SURE-P] yesterday Kebbi state Government has taken the delivery of the items across the 21 local government areas of the state.
In a press statement issued by the press secretary to the Governor Alhaji Abubkari Muazu Dakingari and made available to newsmen in Brinin kebbi, says that the purchase of the vehicles is to reduce the suffering of the people and ease travel difficulty of the commuters in the state.
‘’the vehicles will convey commuters from the state capital to all the 21 local government areas of the state on dailies basis with designated areas as bus terminal across the state’’ the statement stated.
He however, explained that the programme has touches the lives of the people most especially at the rural areas, pointing out that shelter belt of various economic trees were also established by the state government, covering the length and breadth of the state in order to curtail and check the desert encroachment and enhance the production of citrus fruits.
He then urged the beneficiaries to judiciously make use of the vehicles by good delivery and maintenance.