By Stanley Onyekwere
The Satellite Towns Development Department (STDD) has been charged to evolve measures that would fast track completion of Mpape, Shere-Galuwyi road project, in Bwari Area Council of the FCT.
Giving this charge, the FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, decried that the project that had started in 2006, has not reached appreciable stage.
Aliyu noted that the Mpape, Shere and Galuwyi road was one of the major satellite roads that if completed would boost the economic life of Bwari residents and FCT as a whole.
She made this assertion recently while on tour of facilities in Bwari Area of the nation’s capital.
According to her, the marching order on the 19 kilometer road was in line with president Muhammadu Buhari led administration’s determination to deliver dividends of democracy to the people including residents of the Territory.
Furthermore, the minister called on Directors of Resettlement Department and Satellite Towns Development Department, to synergize and come up with processes that would provide the enabling environment for people to move into the Galuwyi resettlement site.
She assured that the FCT Administration will not jettisoned the Resettlement Scheme, despite seemingly challenges being faced, stressing that the vision of President Muhammadu Bahari’s administration is to embark on completion of all abandoned and ongoing projects.
“All the people that have allocations in Galuwyi should hesten up work on them, by doing so more developmental projects will come. But if they are having some challenges they should channel them to us.
“Economic life of these people that will stay in this place must be taken into consideration. So all the Secretariat should do the needful for us to have head way here. No body will be happy to pack in here without the basic social amenities on ground,” she said.
Meanwhile, the chairman of the council, Hon. John Gabaya, who received the Minister and her entourage, called on the youth to embrace peace, as the FCT Administration will only attract developments to the council in an atmosphere of peace.
Gabaya thanked the FCT Minister of State for the visit, just as he pledged to support the administration irrespective of political differences.