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Benue awards N6bn road contract

Benue state Governor Alia

The Benue State Governor, Rev. Fr. Hyacinth Alia, on Monday,  flagged off the construction of 16 roads within the Makurdi metropolis covering 15.39 kilometres.

According to the governor, the roads will cost N6bn and are expected to be delivered in 11 months.

“The construction of 16 roads, measuring 15.39km within the Makurdi metropolis, which is monumental,” Alia said, “marks a significant milestone in our commitment to revolutionize the infrastructure of Benue State as we prepare to lay the foundation of a new Benue within our 100 days in office.”

Odeh-Ageh-John Felse Street (1.08km) with spur to Akuma Abanyam and Othaniel Taanghar Street; Orkuma Akunda Street (810 meters); Lush Street (580 metres); and Augustinian Community roads (1.13km) all in the New GRA part of Makurdi, as well as the Nigerian Navy Barracks Road (1.98km), Keghem Malu Street (420 metres) along the Adeke/Achusa area, among others.

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