₦4.5 Billion Dangi Flyover & Underpass Bridge Project Awarded in 2018, 90% Completed

The Dangi Flyover and Underpass in Kano State is close to completion as the bridge which was awarded for ₦4.5 billion in 2018 has reached 90% completion stage. The bridge, at the intersection between Zaria Road and Zoo Road, is one of the cynosures of the city of Kano.

Abubakar Aminu Ibrahim, the Senior Special Assistant to Ganduje on Social Media, disclosed this morning. He said, “The multi-level project had the construction of underpass and flyover structures at the junction connecting Zaria Road/Zoo Road/ Silver Jubilee, as well as the provision of a roundabout, clovers, slip roads and rotary intersections, to allow for easy transit within the very busy part of Kano city traffic.”

Abubakar Aminu Ibrahim, the Senior Special Assistant to Ganduje on Social Media

The government of Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State, despite controversies, has continued to show zeal and focus regarding infrastructure development, and this is evident in the pace at which the Dangi bridge project is being executed.

The project was awarded in March 2018, and was flagged off in April, a month later. During the flag off, the governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, said, “the project would cost N4. 5 billion and to ensure that work does not stop, we decided to pay the contractors 50 percent of the total project cost and the contractor has assured us that it would be completed in ten months time. Our forefathers envisaged Kano as a mega settlement. We shall make their dreams come true by embarking upon projects such as this gigantic one that will make Kano a mega city, at par with its contemporaries elsewhere”.

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