Borno state government is to spend one point five billion naira to construct ten kilometer and dual carriage way along Gamboru Ngala road Maiduguri.
This was disclosed by the stat Commissioner for Works and Transport, Sugun Mai Mele during a normal signing of contract for the construction and electrification project today in his office.

According to the commissioner, Sugun Mai Mele the idea of constructing a dual carriage way and provision of other facilitates on the Gamboru Ngala trans-national road was burned out of government concern to the hardship being encountered by commuters and motorist on daily basis hence the need to ameliorate their suffering.

The road being an entry and exit point to neighboring countries of Chad, Cameroun, Niger and Central Africa countries, the commissioner said it deserved expansive and electrification.

He urged all owners of shops and properties along the affect roads to with immediate effect vacate and remove all illegal shades and structures saying government will not be responsible for any property destroyed.

Alhaji Sugun Mai Mele further called on the constructor to ensure strict observance of design and specification of completion time agreed as government will maintain prompt payment to the contractor.

The Permanent Secretary, Engineer Ibahim Njidda disclosed that the project consists of ten kilometer of asphalt road and streetlight facilities concrete and inter locking pedestrian corridors among others.

Engineer Njidda assured the commissioner that qualified dedicated and competed engineers would be assigned for daily monitoring and report to ensure standard qualitative work adding that the project would be completed within eight months as agreed with the constructor.

The General Manager Construction Firm Messers eighteen Engineers Engineering International Nigeria limited, Mr. Tian expressed appreciation to the Borno state government for finding him worthy of the contract and promised to deliver the specification.

Mr. Tian said EEC has already plans to provide more men and machines to the site from headquarter in Abuja to commence work in earnest.