By Usman Mohammed Zaria

Jigawa State Government has commended the Federal Government for executing various development projects across the state.

Governor Umar Namadi stated this while presiding over the official transfer of the Kiyawa-Kwanar Huguma road streetlights project from the Federal Ministry of Works to the Jigawa State Government, held at the Government House, Dutse.

Mallam Umar Namadi thanked the federal ministry of works and the federal government for their essential role in the implementation of this vital project.

He emphasized the commitment of his administration to working in tandem with the federal government to bring about positive changes in the state.

He pointed out that, the partnership between the state and federal government has yielded this important streetlight project, which will undoubtedly contribute to the overall development of the state.

Namadi expressed confidence in the state ability to maintain the project, ensuring the continuous operation of the streetlights for the benefit of the people.

The Director in charge of electrical and street light services, Engineer Samson Abindebi Shiyanbola, led the delegation from the Federal Ministry of Works during the handover ceremony.

The handover ceremony marked a collaborative efforts between the state and federal governments to enhance infrastructure and improve the lives of the people in the state.

Radio Nigeria reports that, the federal government, through the federal ministry of works, successfully installed 374 streetlight poles, incorporating both single and double arms, along the Kiyawa-Kwanar Huguma federal road.

The installations spanned six different locations, including Andaza, Shuwarin, Fatara, JTV Roundabout, Police Headquarters Roundabout, Danmasara Housing Estate, Kudai, and Kandi towns.

Seven substations that are both powered by generators and the National Grid support the infrastructure.

Our Correspondent also reports that the project, valued at over 1.8 billion Naira, was executed by the Federal Government, which also assumed responsibility for its operation and maintenance for the first year.

However, in a move towards sustainable local management, the Jigawa State Ministry of Works reached an agreement with the Federal Ministry of Works on the modalities for taking over the project.

The collaboration culminated in the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding MoU.

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