Kano NARTO/IPMAN earmarks N500m for road rehabilitation



The Elders’ Forum, National Association of Road Transport Owners/Independent Marketers Association has earmarked N500 million for the rehabilitation of dilapidated access road and parking space at the NNPC depot.

The chairman of the forum, Alhaji Audu Manager, stated this at the of the rehabilitated NNPC depot entrance gate  in , Tuesday. 

He said the which was executed under the first phase at the cost of N50 million, was initiated by the forum to check the accident that had been happening in the depot due to dilapidated  of the road from the entrance gate.

“Before now, hardly a day passed without recording accident in the depot or tankers had problems while coming into or going out of the depot.

“So, we decided to contribute money to rehabilitate the entrance gate, access road and the parking space in the depot. 

“The first phase of the gulfed N50 million while the second phase of the will gulp over N400 million,” Manager stated.

He said the forum felt it necessary to rehabilitate the access road and parking space to reduce the number of accidents being recorded and the being experienced by the tanker drivers as a result of the terrible of the access road. 

“Gone are the days when people should wait for the to do everything for them. This is the reason why we felt it necessary to task ourselves and donate something for the rehabilitation of the access road and parking space in the depot,” he said.

In his remarks, the supervisor, Alhaji Jamilu Suleiman stated that the which would last for 50 years would ensure easy access to the depot. 

Also in his remarks, the NNPC depot manager,  Alhaji Ibrahim  Abdulkadir , commended the forum for initiating the and called on other unions to emulate the forum.

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