Katsina Govt Spent N2.9bn On Rural Roads In 2019
The Katsina State government under the leadership of Governor Aminu Bello Masari has spent no less than N2.9billion on the construction of several Kilometers of rural roads across the state in 2019.
This was disclosed to newsmen by the state’s Commissioner for Works, Housing and Transport, Tasi’u Dandagoro on Saturday.
According to the Commissioner, 75 per cent of the people of the state live in the rural areas and the current administration deemed it necessary to open rural roads in order to enhance their development.
The commissioner explained that the development would also ease the transportation of farm produce from the hinterlands to the markets in the urban centres.
According to Dandagoro, Governor Aminu Masari’s interest is in the socio-economic development of Katsina, through projects such as rural roads construction and rehabilitation.