The Senate Committee Chairman works, Senator Kabiru Gaya,(APC ), says he expects Nigeria is going to be begging for a second Muhammadu Buhari.
Gaya, representing Kano South in the Senate said that all uncompleted projects will be completed during President Muhammadu Buhari second term.
“So on road projects we have to thank President Buhari for putting extra efforts and may Allah continue to give him good health and strength to continue. I know he is going to commission some projects in 2018 and those not completed will be completed during his second term.”
Gaya, who said he was in the Presidential Villa to thank President Buhari for his recent visit to Kano State and also for allocating about N165 billion to the Abuja Kano road, said the current administration’s for works has increased steadily and contractors has returned to sites.
“We are also very happy that he has awarded the road projects from Kano to Abuja which will cost N165 billion, that is a plus. And also being that I am the chairman of works Committee, no government for the past 16 years has been able to put so much money on road project like this government.
The Federal Executive Council had at its second meeting in December approved the Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria to Kano road project at the cost of N155.7 billion.
Gaya who spoke to State House Correspondents after a closed door meeting with President Buhari said,
“The budget of 2011 and 2014 it was only N26 billion that was allocated for works but in 2016 when President Buhari came in we had a budget of over N200 billion for works and in 2017 we have over N400 billion and for 2018 we have about N500 billion for works.