Zamfara State government has expended over N100.37 billion on the construction of various roads, bridges and culverts across the state from 2011 to 2015.
This was disclosed by the state Commissioner of Information, Culture and Tourism, Hon. Umar Jibo, in a press release signed by the ministry’s Director Information services, Alhaji Usman Muhammad Maru and made available to Nigerian Pilot Saturday in Gusau the state capital yesterday.
The Commissioner said 90 per cent of the road projects were 100 per cent completed while others are at appreciable stage of completion.
Some of the roads constructed by the state government according to the commissioner includes, Mayanchi- Anka- Daki takwas, Gummi- Gayari, Mafara- Lambar Boko, Wanke- Danjibga- Kuceri, Dangulbi- Bagega- Anka roads to mention but a few.
He said that the gesture was part of Governor Abdulaziz Yari’s determination to improve the living standard of the people, particularly rural communities and to enhance the state’s economic potentials.
The Commissioner, who hailed Governor Yari for executing the gigantic projects in all nooks and crannies of the state, pointed out that, additional multimillion-naira roads construction projects is in progress awarded by the state government in all the 14 local government headquarters of the state.
Meanwhile, Jibo has urged Revenue Generation Agencies, RGAs, and other institutions in the state to work according to the provision of the recently introduced Treasury Single Account, TSA, adopted by the state government.
“The Treasury Single Account system introduced by the state government was to augment the dwindling revenue of all the 36 state governments in the country following the global drop in the cost of petroleum products across the world. The state government will not fold its arms and allow defaulters of revenue as well as saboteurs get away with their crime, strict penalties awaits them,” the commissioner said.
He also called on people of the state to remain law abiding citizens and cooperate with the state government’s policies and programs to enable it bring positive socioeconomic resistance and basic amenities for them.

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