- The current administration’s investment in infrastructure like rails, roads, bridges and waterways is said to be yielding positive results with tangible evidence for all to see
- This was stated by President Muhammadu Buhari, who spoke at the commissioning of the reconstructed Shinkafi-Yandaki-Gafiya—Abdallawa-Dankaba road in Katsina state
- President Buhari says his administration has given special attention to infrastructural transformation of the country
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his administration’s investment in infrastructure like rails, roads, bridges and waterways have started yielding positive results with tangible evidence for all to see.
Legit.ng gathers that the disclosure was made in a statement on Wednesday, August 14, by the senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, Garba Shehu.
Shehu said that the president spoke at the commissioning of the reconstructed Shinkafi-Yandaki-Gafiya—Abdallawa-Dankaba road in Katsina state.
The president said that the special attention given to infrastructure by his administration would be intensified, since the investments had been justified with more people benefiting.
He said: “Infrastructure is vital to economic development. As you are aware, this administration has given special attention to infrastructural transformation of our country.
“This is in consonance with the change philosophy of the administration. Such projects and programs form part of our contribution to national development, which are tangible for all to see."
He commended the strategy by Governor Aminu Bello Masari’s administration to make roads motorable throughout the year for citizens.
President Buhari added: "We all know that the economy of Katsina state is agrarian. Our wealth is farming and livestock rearing. Hence the need to open it up through and across all communities so as to maximally tap the abundant agricultural and livestock resources the state is endowed with.”
Legit.ng previously reported that President Muhammadu Buhari announced the approval of a total sum of N208 billion to federal universities for the tackling of infrastructure deficiencies in tertiary institutions.
Buhari made the announcement at the convocation of the University of Abuja, adding that the approval was made through the tertiary education trust fund.
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