FCT Minister Aliyu urges Apo-Karshi road contractors speed up pace

Dr Ramatu Aliyu

Dr Ramatu Aliyu, FCT Minister of State

By Salisu Sani-Idris

The Federal Capital Territory Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu has urged contractors handling the Apo-Karshi Road to speed up work towards completion and eventual inauguration of the project.

Ms Meeme Felicia, the Public Relations Officer, FCT Satellite Towns Development Department, in a statement on Sunday in Abuja, said Aliyu made the call during a visit to the project site.

The contract was awarded in parts to Messrs SCC Nigeria and Kakatar CE Ltd respectively.

Represented by the Coordinator of the department, Mr Obinna Ogwuegbu, the minister expressed pleasure at the rate the work was going on.

He was accompanied to the site by his team of Engineers led by the Director, Regional Infrastructure, Amaechi Obiekwe.

According to the minister, the completion of the road would bring huge relief to the FCT residents when completed.

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The minister also enjoined the Satellite Towns development department to put more effort into ensuring that all projects under its purview are expeditiously completed.

Aliyu, who congratulated the coordinator of the department on his 100 days in office, reminded him that the reward for good work is more work.

She noted that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration was committed to fulfilling its campaign promises on infrastructure delivery.

Responding, Mr Azibaola Roberts, the Managing Director of Kakatar CE Ltd., one of the companies handling the project, appreciated the ministry’s adequate and timely releases of funds.

Roberts, who promised that the road would soon be ready for inauguration, also commended the coordinator for his commitment towards the project.


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