By Nabilu Balarabe
Damaturu, Aug 6, 2020 The Yobe Government and ADAF BML, have signed a contract worth over N2.6 billion for the construction of Nguru Modern Market.
The state Commissioner, Commerce, Tourism and Industry, Alhaji Barma Shetima, made the disclosure in an interview with our correspondent in Damaturu on Thursday.
He said the contract was signed on Aug. 5, and the contractor was expected to complete the project within 12 months.
Shetima charged the contractor to adhere strictly to the contract specification and quality, as provided in the contract agreement.
The commissioner commended Gov. Mai Mala-Buni for his role in boosting trade, commerce and other sectors of the economy in the state.
Our correspondent reports that the market is one of the seven modern markets to be constructed across the state as part Mala-Buni’s commercialisation agenda.
Others would be sited in Damaturu, Buni Yadi, Gashua, Potiskum, Geidam and Ngalda towns.
The inner structures of the projects included shops, abattoir, administrative building, fencing, exit gates, gate houses, conveniences, vehicles’ parking lots, security outposts and roads.