Former governor of Kano State, Dr Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, on Friday, commissioned the new Ungwan Rimi Market and the nearby School and Emir Roads in Kaduna.Chief Bisi Akande, former interim national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, also commissioned the expanded Bida Road which is part of the Urban Renewal Programme of Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s administration.
Akande who commission the road on behalf of Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information, appreciated El-Rufai for changing the face of Kaduna State for the benefit of humanity.
Sen Ali Modu Sheriff, who commissioned the Kabala Flyover by Aliyu Makama Road, Barnaw, said he believed that the people of Kaduna will remember the good things done by the El-Rufai administration.
Ex-Vice President, Namadi Sambo, who commissioned the Raba link road, said the project is for the good and progress of Kaduna state people.
“While praying Allah to continue to bless El-Rufai for the huge development, Sambo added that the people are very proud of the governor because it is very clear that for the next 50 years, Kaduna metropolis will be a new city.”
Sen Aisha Binani commissioned the Umar Yar’Adua Road along Kaduna millennium city, saying the project which is for the benefit of the people of Kaduna state is also for her personal benefit.
Gov. El-Rufai, at the commissioning, said the projects are part of the comprehensive effort of the administration to expand and improve critical public infrastructure across the state through the Urban Renewal Programme.
El-Rufai noted that the projects are a significant milestone for the state as they play a critical role in linking communities, attracting investment and promoting economic growth.
Some of the projects commissioned were part of El-Rufai’s urban renewal programme.
The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari, commissioned the first phase of projects of the urban renewal programme in January 2021.