World Bank, Kano to construct 6,300km rural roads

August 24, 2022

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The Kano State Government in collaboration with the World Bank and French Development Agency would construct 6,300km of rural roads across the state.

The Director-General, Kano State Rural Access and Agricultural Marketing Project, Yahaya GarinAli, announced this while declaring open a five-day training for 152 enumerators on Data Collection, Strategies and Recording of RAAMP road features in the state.

A statement by the Development Communication Specialist, RAAMP Project, Adamu Abdullahi, said GarinAli, obtained on Wednesday, reiterated the government’s commitment towards improving access roads and agricultural infrastructural development in the state.The DG, therefore, urged the participants to consider the assignment as their contribution to the state which requires ardent dedication and commitment to commensurate with efforts of the state government on improving the lives of the citizenry,” the statement said.

On his part, the State Project Coordinator, Sunusi Suleiman, described the training as a fulfillment of the requirements by the World Bank to operationalise the use of Nigeria Rural Transport Infrastructure Management System software designed to help monitor progress of work during construction.’’

Suleiman further explained that the aim of the training was to teach the enumerators the function of the NiRTMS using the software application to track rural roads network as well as record engineering, environmental and social features including schools, mosques, markets, settlements and farmland among others.

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