The ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Bauchi state has disclosed that the state governor, Bala Mohammed, has recorded a lot of achievements in his first 100 days in office.
State publicity secretary of the party, Yayanuwa Zainabari, stated this in Bauchi on Monday while speaking on the achievements of PDP administration ahead of the 100 days of the governor in office coming up within the week.
“There is no gainsaying the fact that the governor had auspicious start as immediately he took over the mantle of leadership of the state, he wasted no time but swung into action with a view to justifying the confidence reposed in him by the electorate.”
According to him, the governor had within the first 100 days flagged off the construction of roads in areas that had hitherto lacked access roads and renovated the existing ones in the state capital and other senatorial zones in the state.
“The first ones he flagged off in the state capital were the construction and rehabilitation of four roads worth about N5 billion which include Ibrahim Bako to Maiduguri road Bye-Pass, Sabon Kaura to Jos road while those of Muda Lawal Market and Yakubun Bauchi Quarters would be rehabilitated.” He said.
Zainabari added that other road projects awarded by the governor within the period were the 58 kilometers road linking Yalwan Duguri, Badaran Dutse, Birim, Bajama, Kumbala, Kundak, Wurno and Burga communities of Tafawa Balewa and Alkaleri local governments, Sade to Akuyam in Misau local government, GRA Azare to old Kano road in Katagum local government.
The PDP spokesperson added that the governor did not only award the projects but paid up to 50 per cent of the funds to the contractors to enable them commence work.