By Mashe Umaru Gwamna
The Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, Mustapha Baba Shehuri has expressed satisfaction over the pace and quality of ongoing projects woks handled by Messrs Triacta (Nigeria) on the rehabilitation of Mayo Belwa – Jada – Ganye – Toungo road in Adamawa State.
Shehuri who flagged off the project in August, last year, assured the Contractor, Messrs Triacta (Nigeria) Limited of prompt release of funds for the project as when due, also lauded the level of understanding and cooperation being extended to the workers by residents and road users along the alignment.
In a statement signed by Deputy Director (Information) M. A. Ahmed, said according to the Federal Controller of Works in Adamawa State, Engr. Salihu Abubakar, the contract, which was awarded at the cost of N22, 699,176,016.86 with a 36 – month completion period, is presently at 3.5%. He added that the Federal Government, on its part, has, to date, certified and paid the sum of N3, 404,876,402.5.
Earlier, the Project Manager, Engr. Habib Jrad briefed the Minister on various project and also expressed his gratitude to the Federal Government for keeping up with its own part of the contract agreement, assuring that the road will be delivered on time in tandem with the approved design.