Minister of State for Works and Housing, Umar El-yakub, has assured that the Kano-Gwarzo – Dayi road will be completed before the end of 2022.
El-Yakub made the announcement while inspecting the Kano-Dawakim-Tofa-Gwarzo-Dayi and Kano Western Bypass Road Project in Kano.
He said that the roads when completed would go a long way towards boosting commercial activities in the areas in addition to creating jobs. Traffic will be reduced and travel time will be fast.
The minister of state for works and housing further added that the projects is an interstate road that needs to be reconstructed and renewed from a single carriageway to a dual carriageway.
“Kano – Gwarzo – Dayi road is a 83.42 kilometres that include three bridges and is a major route in the northern part of Nigeria that link Kano with many states in the northwest and north central geopolitical zones,“he said.
He said that similar inspection was ongoing in Katsina state to ensure that residents enjoy free access to their work and business places.
The minister, who also inspected the Federal Housing project, expressed delight that subscribers had already moved in.
The national housing projects, he added, were in phases one and two and began across the country in 2016 as part of President Muhammadu Buhari’s housing strategy.
He stated that the housing projects are planned to be completed in three phases, with two already completed successfully.