By Dahiru Suleiman, Dutse
Governor Muhammadu Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State has assured Jigawa populace of his administration’s resolve to accord priority attention to the provision of social infrastructure to better the living standard of the rural community of Jigawa State if re-elected.
Speaking at Kanya-Babba in Babura local government area while flagging off construction of three and half kilometer township road, the governor said his government remains resolute in the provision of basic amenities to the communities, hence his resolve to accord priority attention to the provision of roads, better health care and quality education.
He stated: “I assure you if re-elected we will focus on rural transformation in ensuring that most of our urban cities were provided with basic necessities of life such as good roads, basic health centres, modern schools to our pupils, among other good tidings to better the lives of the electorates at the grass root levels.”
According to him, the present APC led government has expended a lump sum investments in areas of social infrastructures such as the completion of over 1,500 kilometer feeder and township roads across the state which he inherited from PDP led government in addition to the provision of solar motorized bore-holes to over 1,750 towns and villages across the 27 local government areas of Jigawa State.
Amongst the benefitting local government areas of township road construction was Babura local government area, the home town of the governor, which got a five kilometer solid road and drainages covering the council headquarters.
In areas of health, Governor Badaru that stated his administration has successfully completed over 750 modern basic health centres in line with the present APC cardinal objectives in providing one health centre to each of the 287 wards in the state.
Other road projects awarded during the campaign drive of Governor Badaru were Yanleman-Kaugama -Malam-Madori, a distance of 57 kilometers; and 45 kilometer Balago-Kafin-Hausa roads awarded to Gerawa and Mothercat Construction Companies at a cost of N1.7billion and N2.3 billion respectively. The projects are expected to be completed in six months.