The Yobe State Government has procured new equipment for the Ministry of Works, Transport and Energy to standardize and accelerate road construction projects in the state.
The new equipment include a German-made VOLVO P6820C Tracked Paver-Finisher used for smooth asphalt overlay with a capacity of 13 tons adequate for highway pavements and other large-scale road projects.
Others include 8-cubic meter motorized Zoomlion concrete mixer, 3 nos. of 1-cubic meter smaller concrete mixers, 3-cubic meter concrete dumper and a batching plant.
A total of N182, 250, 000.00 was expended by the government for the procurement of the equipment.
Works, Transport and Energy Commissioner, Lawan Shettima Ali who conducted H.E Governor Ibrahim Gaidam on an inspection of the new equipment today said his ministry will continue to do the state government proud by putting all the resources at its disposal to building good roads that will stand the test of time.
H.E Governor Gaidam said he was impressed with the quality of the equipment. He added that the state government will continue to engage the Works Ministry in direct labour execution of even more road projects within and outside the state capital.
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