By Ado Hassan, Sokoto
Sokoto state Deputy Governor, Alhaji Ahmed Aliyu Sokoto has said that all inherited projects from the previous administration would be completed.
Aliyu who doubles as the Commissioner for Works and Transport made the remark in Sokoto Monday during a press briefing on the activities of his ministry.
He said none of the projects will be abandoned, adding that the ministry has so far supervised and ensure the completion of various roads within and outside the metropolis to the tune of over N1.4 billion among numerous others.
He maintained that all contractors were on site while pointing out that the state government remain committed to executing meaningful capital projects for the development of the state.
According to him, already, Sabon Birni bridge awarded at the cost of over N210 million as well N500 million Tangaza-Balle road were being constructed among other ongoing major projects at various locations across the state.
The Deputy Governor also disclosed that soon the state government would introduce city buses for town service for women to complement other forms of transport services in the state.
He stated that the state transport authority would be overhaul to enhance transportation services, adding that” additional fleet of vehicles will be purchased to complement existing ones” while those grounded would be repaired and put back to use accordingly.
In the same vein, he explained that a number of township roads were under construction while others were being maintained by the State Roads Maintenance Agency(SORMA) to ease the movement of people and goods within the metropolis.