As part of the desire of Governor Yahaya Bello to turn Lokoja, Kogi State capital to a modern and befitting State capital, the Commissioner for Works and Housing Engr. Abubuka Ohere has led a team of Construction engineers to commence construction of internal Roads within Lokoja metropolis.
While at the Palace of the Maigeri of Lokoja.
Engineer Ohere said that the State capital would be turned into construction site for the rest period of the Governor’s administration, “we have Commenced this intervention since yesterday, an untramodarn interchange will be situated at ganaja junction that would take away alot of traffic congestion, and we hope this will also improve the esthetic value of the town apart from the economy value that would come with it.
“Then while doing this, most of the internal Roads in Lokoja were also selected for intervention. we would have done everything together at once because of the desire of his Excellency to impact in Lokoja and make it a befitting State capital but we can’t short down everywhere.
“We need to do part in part and we are starting with Nataco junction, never mind that it’s a federal Road.
“His Excellency has deemed it fit to create an impact there although at paparanda junction we are going to give the selected roads befitting overly to enhance free movement of the inhabitants of Lokoja”, he said.
He also noted that he is at the Palace of the Royal Father His Royal Highness Alhaji Mohammadaded Kabiru Mekarfi, the Maigeri of Lokoja to pay Homage to him and get His Royal blessings before commencing the construction of the Roads within his domain.
In his remarks the leader of the Construction company Tech engineering, Engr Bing promised to deliver good quality work according to specifications to make the Lokoja Roads better for the metropolitan.
The Royal Father in his closing remark thanked His Excellency Alhaji Yahaya Bello for giving prompt attention to the plight of the people of the State, he also used the opportunity to pledge his support to the administration of Governor Yahaya Bello.