Plateau state to construct 16 rural roads to boost accessibility – Commissioner


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Mr Pam Dongs, the Plateau Commissioner for Works and Transport, says the state government has embarked on the construction of  16  rural roads to boost accessibility.

The commissioner disclosed this on Wednesday in Jos  when he led other staff of the ministry to defend the 2018 budget before the House of Assembly  Committee on Works and Transport.

He said  the project tagged,  “Rural Accessibility Project, ’’ was aimed at changing the face of the state from its  rural outlook.

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“This  project  is to change the face of this state and make the rural dwellers feel the impact of this government.

“We want the people to know there is a government of change on ground.

“This  project  would touch the lives of every Plateau citizen  when completed,’’ he said.

The Chairman of the committee, Mr Sunday Muchen, commended the state government for the initiative and pledged support toward its  successful completion.