- Nigeria's president, Muhammadu Buhari, thanks the governor of Katsina state, Bello Masari, for taking good care of the people of Daura
- Buhari believes that the roads recently re-built by Masari will contribute to the effort to boost agriculture in Katsina
- Masari promises to constantly focus on people-oriented projects in the state
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, August 15, in Daura, Katsina state, commended Governor Aminu Bello Masari's government saying the administration was interested in the welfare of the people.
Buhari said this while commissioning the re-designed and re-constructed Fago-Katsayal-Kwasarawa-Jirdede-Koza road during his visit to the state.
"Thank you, Governor Masari, for taking care of the people of my constituency," the president told Masari.
Legit.ng learnt that the road is about 38 kilometres and links four local government areas.
It was first constructed by the defunct Petroleum Trust Fund (PTF), which was then headed by President Buhari, and it was extended to Dangwara, Jirdede and Koza towns.
According to a statement by Garba Shehu, the president's spokesperson, the road has the benefit of increasing mobility that would enable the predominantly farming population to optimally utilize the Koza dam.
The road also serves as a vital route option from Kano, Jigawa and Yobe to the famous Mai'Adua border market.
The statement said Buhari also commissioned another 16 kilometres road that links 20 agrarian communities of Kwanar Sabke, Sabke, Kokutu, Makangara, Haukan Zama, Nareje, Madoma, Nasarawa, Magamiyo, Dan’Aunai, Kwanar Dila, Gurje, Magale, Sabon Garin Kogon, Burtu, Dado, Minawa, Subashi, Dutsawa, Nafasa and Dutsi.
At the event, Governor Masari appreciated the president for visiting the state and finding time to commission some projects.
He assured Buhari that the state government will always pursue people focused development projects.
Legit.ng earlier reported that President Buhari recently said the new ministers who will be sworn in next week will receive clear target with their portfolios.
He made this known via his official twitter handle on Wednesday, August 14, adding that his administration will ensure all the targets are complied with.
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