Shettima Tasks NEDC On Expansion Of Road Interventions


Vice President Kashim Shettima has called on the North East Development Commission (NEDC) to expand the scope of its interventions in the north east region to cover more road projects regardless of their status.

He stated this yesterday in Maiduguri at the official flag-off ceremony for the distribution of palliatives in the north east region and the groundbreaking for the Jere Bowl Road project.

The event coincided with the 8th meeting of North East Governors’ Forum.

The vice president, in a statement by his media office said, “I want to urge the NEDC board to expand the scope of its intervention to cover more road projects across the northeast region, including the Gombe-Bauchi, Maiduguri-Damboa-Biu and Gujiba-Biu roads, among many others.

“Though these roads are regarded as Trunk A roads, they will eventually be used by Nigerians, particularly the people of the northeast.”

The vice president commended the NEDC board for its prudent management of resources and applauded the…

Source: Leadership Newspaper