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Mega City: Gov Yusuf lays foundation for N15bn interchange bridge in Kano

Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf has laid a N15 billion three-layer interchange bridge at Kofar Dan’agundi in the Kano metropolis as part of the vision to enhance traffic flow in the ancient city.

The governor who visited the project site on Sunday in the company of some cabinet members, affirmed his administration’s eyesight to transform the city centre to the status of a mega city.

Recall that Governor Yusuf in December 2023, awarded the multi-billion naira project to CCG Nigeria Limited with a completion period of 18 months. The multiple projects were awarded alongside another high-impact interchange bridge at Talidu roundabout also in the city centre, to ease traffic congestion.

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“We have created fordable alternative routes and motorists are expected to comply with rules for safety and allow the project operation to run smoothly”

Governor Abba Kabir also laid the foundation of a similar project at Tal’udu roundabout worth 12 billion naira which was initially awarded same time with a three-layer overpass, underpass and surface layer roads.

In a statement by the Governor’s Spokesperson, Sanusi Bature, infrastructure development is a critical area of the present administration where Governor Yusuf allocates more resources apart from the education sector.

While responding after the foundation laying ceremony, the Project Manager of CGC Nigeria Limited, Mr Gee Wang and the Commissioner for Works and Housing, Engr. Marwan Ahmad said in separate addresses that the project will be completed within the time frame.

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