Nigeria’s former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has today commissioned a 4.4 kilometer Gombe Road – Ibrahim Bako, Tirwun – Maiduguri bypass named after him.
Commissioning the road constructed by Governor Bala, Abubakar expressed satisfaction with the numerous projects embarked by the Bauchi PDP-led administration which have economic impact on lives of the people of the state.
He expressed satisfaction by the infrastructural development of Governor Bala and in other sectors of education, health, agriculture and empowerment adding that the projects are key to development.
He commended the governor for initiating empowerment programme to tackle unemployment in the state which according to him will go a long way in curbing the menaces of indolence.
He appreciated members of the Bauchi State House of Assembly for their support and understanding with the administration of Governor Bala despite party differences.
Wazirin Adamawa therefore called on the APC Governors in the country to emulate their PDP counterparts in the delivery of dividends of democracy for a better Nigeria.
On his part, Bauchi State Governor,His Excellency, Senator Bala Mohammed said the road named after the former VP is in recognition of his immense contributions to the progress and development of the country.
He said within the last two and a half years, his administration has completed about projects over 30 roads in urban and rural areas of the state.
The Governor said his administration is committed to changing the old narrative of the state by providing, improving as well as increasing access roads and other basic amenities in both urban and rural areas to enhance the socio-economic development of the state.