Written by Austine ELEMUE

Abaji-Rubochi road to alleviate residents’ plight- STDD

The Coordinator, Satellite Towns Development Department, STDD, Hon. Ishaku Yamawo, has declared that the ongoing rehabilitation of Abaji-Rubochi 10.2km road in Abuja, when completed, will greatly alleviate the suffering of the people within and around the area. 

Yamawo, who made assertion further disclosed that the road was constructed in the 1980s and abandoned for over three decades. 

The STDD boss, while inspecting the project expressed satisfaction with the level of work despite the rainy season, adding that the contractor has been able to achieve up to 17 percent completion. 

He added that the contract which commenced only in the May 22, 2018 has attend an appreciable percentage completion, just as it was revealed that the aspect of work covered on the project includes; earth works, side drains and asphalt. 

The coordinator maintained that FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello is passionate about the satellite towns and will continue to do everything possible to alleviate the suffering of the rural dwellers. 

"With the pace at which the contractor is working, the work will be completed as soon as the rains subsides. The people of Rubochi will smile again after a long time. I want to appeal to residents to cooperate with the contractor and the STDD to serve them better," Yamawo stressed. 

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