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May 28, 2022
L- R: Mr Baaba Boni, representative of the Perm Sec, Ecological Project office, Arc. Anjikwi B. Suleiman. Project Contractor, Mu’azu Jaji Sambo, HMS, FMW&H, representing the President, Hon. Anthony Jellason, SSG to Taraba State Government, Mr Anthony Nzoka, NYSC Taraba State Coordinator, representing the NYSC DG.

FG Commissions Erosion Control Project in Taraba State

The Federal Government has commissioned the completed Erosion and flood control project at the National Youth Service Corps, (NYSC) Orientation Camp in Jalingo, the Taraba state capital.

President Muhammadu Buhari who was represented at the event by the Minister of State for Works and Housing, Mu'azu Jaji Sambo as the Special Guest of Honour observed that the project was approved under the ecological intervention projects in 2020 to address the perennial problem of erosion in the area so as to enhance the comfort of the youth corps members during their orientation programme.

Sambo emphasized the zeal with which the Buhari led administration had been executing infrastructural projects across the country since inception.

He said, " Since the inception of the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration various government Ministries and Agencies have taken steps to boost infrastructural development for the wellbeing of the citizenry."

He explained that the commitment of the administration to infrastructural development was informed by the social economic role that it plays in enhancing connectivity, safe mobility and the provision of opportunities, all of which add value to the living standards of the people.

The Minister described the project as well envisioned and positioned, adding that it underscores the administration's sincerity of purpose and responsiveness in tackling the challenges of its citizens thereby making life more meaningful. He praised President Buhari for carrying every part of the country along in the distribution of social amenities.

The Minister commended the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha and the Ecological Project Office under the leadership of the Permanent Secretary, Dr. Aisha Lawal for ensuring timely and speedy completion of the project and many others across the country in fulfillment of government promises to the people.

The Taraba State Governor, Architect Darius Ishaku who was represented by the Commissioner Taraba State Ministry of Youths and Sports Development Mrs. Napisa Clara Ibrahim commended the Federal Government for executing the project which will bring relief to the benefitting community.

In her welcome address, the Permanent Secretary Ecological Project Office, Dr. Habiba Lawal said the project was executed by the Ecological Project Office to tackle the erosion and flood problem as well as enhance the road sustainability by constructing concrete drain networks within the camp.

She disclosed that the contractor, Messrs. Peters and Partners Inter-Global Limited worked assiduously and conscientiously to ensure that the project was completed on time and in accordance with the specifications contained in the contract document.

The Permanent Secretary stated that the purpose of the commissioning and handing over of the project to the benefitting community was to enable them exercise ownership and to ensure its care, protection as well as sustenance.

She therefore implored the residents of the NYSC orientation camp and its environs to jealously guard the facility. Dr.Lawal applauded  the exemplary and towering leadership qualities of the Honourable Minister of State for Works and Housing.

The Director General of the NYSC, the Chairman Taraba State NYSC Governing Board and the Taraba State Commissioner for the Ministry of Environment were represented at the occasion.

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Hon. Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola,SAN (2nd left),Hon.Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Mr Umana Okon Umana (right),Hon. Minister of State, Ministry of Works and Housing, Hon. Umar El-Yakub (2nd right) and Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Mr. Bashir Nura Alkali (left) during a meeting on the proposed remedial works on Eleme Junction - Onne Port Junction at the Ministry of Works and Housing Headquarters, Mabushi, Abuja on Thursday, 4th August 2022.

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PHOTO NEWS
Aug
05
2022

PICTURES: FASHOLA , UMANA, UMAR WORKING ON A SOLUTION TO EAST - WEST ROAD

Hon. Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola,SAN (2nd left),Hon.Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Mr Umana Okon Umana (right),Hon. Minister of State, Ministry of Works and Housing, Hon. Umar El-Yakub (2nd right) and Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Mr. Bashir Nura Alkali (left) during a meeting on the proposed remedial works on Eleme Junction - Onne Port Junction at the Ministry of Works and Housing Headquarters, Mabushi, Abuja on Thursday, 4th August 2022.

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