Kano State Government has approved N1.2 billion for the construction of roundabouts and the rehabilitation and maintenance of roads destroyed by floods.
This was stated on Sunday by the state information commissioner, Muhammad Garba. He said the roundabouts at the AA Rano service station and First Bank are among those scheduled for reconstruction.
He said that a technical committee made up of engineers from the Ministry of Works and Infrastructure, the State Agency for Urban Planning and Development and other ministries, departments and agencies has been formed to identify the roads that require urgent attention.
Garba said that some of the construction companies have mobilized to undertake the project.
He added that eight road conglomerates have been allocated for their rehabilitation and maintenance with the aim of guaranteeing the fluidity of vehicular traffic within the metropolis.
He said some of the roads include Audu Bako Way, Sani Marshal Road, Mission Road, Hotoro Tsamiyar Boka Road, Layin Kaura Goje, Sheikh Hassan-Layin Gidan Biredi-Sani Bello Road, and Kwanar Jaba-Kwana Hudu-Gyawa Bridge Road.
Others are FCE-Kofar Famfo, Gwarzo Road, Sheikh Jafar Road, Muhammadu Buhari Road, New Hospital Road, Sabo Bakin Zuwo Road, Lamido Crescent, Route to Cancer Treatment Centre, Dakata Road, DanHassan-Eastern Bypass, ‘Yan Mota-Kofar Mazugal , Abagaña Fagge Street.
The rest of the roads include Aminu Kano Way-Kofar Ruwa, Festing-Bompai, France Road, Igbo Road, Gwammaja-Wapa, Kurna Babban Layi, Madaki Street Yolawa, Sabon Titi Mandawari, Kwanar Dala-Gidan Malam Aminu Junction, Lafiya Road, Bello Terrace, Alu Avenue and Iyaka Street.