Gov. Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi state on Saturday said that the state government has embarked on the construction of about 20 roads in the state.
He made this known in Toro, headquarters of Toro local government of the state at a ceremony wher he handed five vehicles and 45 motor cycles to religious and political groups in the area.
“The projects which are located in all the 20 local government areas of the state were at various stages of completion”. Said Abubakar, “ in spite of scarce resources, the government would execute more projects in the state to better the lives of the people”.
continuing he stated that the execution of the projects was made possible by the magnanimity of President Muhammadu Buhari who gave bailout funds for the states.
He also said that the items distributed would assist the beneficiaries in propagating religious, political and economic activities in the area.
On his part Alhaji Lawal Gumau, a religious leader, commended the governor for executing various projects in the area. Gumau praised the governor for allocating hajj forms free of charge to the people in the, noting that most of them earlier paid as much as N100, 000 bribe being paid to officials before the forms are made available.