Kwara State Governor Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has assured the people of Tsaragi in Edu Local Government Area of the state of the determination of his administration to provide more infrastructure that will open up the area for better economic activities.
Ahmed, who made the disclosure shortly after commissioning the Tsaragi Market Road at the weekend, also noted that the said road will assist the people in transporting their farm produce from neighbouring communities to the market.
Represented by his Deputy Elder Peter Kisira, Governor Ahmed commended the people of the area for maintaining peaceful coexistence with their neighbours.
He explained that the essence of the road is to ensure that activities of the market run throughout the week without any exception noted the apart from the provision of infrastructure the state government will also look into the welfare of the people of the area.
He maintained that other road projects in the local government will be given due attention and consideration.
In his address the Kwara State Commissioner for Works and Transport, Dr Abubakar Amuda Kannike said the commissioning of Tsaragi road is a demonstration of government sincerity and commitment at making life easy for Kwarans through provision of roads and other infrastructures.
Kannike said the Tsaragi Market Road contract was awarded in the month of May at the total sum of N129,369,844.41.
He explained that the successful completion of the road will reduce the hardship of the benefiting communities in the areas of transporting people and agricultural produce from one community to the other.
Earlier, the LGA Chairman, Alhaji Abubakar Alfa Tsonga said the completion of the road is a clear testimony of the interest of the government for the people of the area.
Tsonga described the governor as a peace lover and a committed leader who always had the interest of his people at heart and appealed to the state government to assist the local government with the provision of tractors, seeds and other farming implements to boast agricultural production in the area.
He also urged to government to support them with graders to enable them open up more feeder roads for the people of the council.