Fashola inaugurates 1.06km road at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital
Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Works and Housing on Tuesday inaugurated a 1.06-km road rehabilitated by the Federal Government at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano.
Fashola, ably represented by the Federal Controller of Works in Kano, Yahaya Baba-Ali, said the project was part of the FG’S intervention schemes on internal roads infrastructure across tertiary institutions in the country.
“President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has stepped up to lead the process of getting the work done and as well ensure that it cuts across all federal establishments across the country,” he said.
The minister, while expressing his renewed enthusiasm as regards some defective roads currently under rehabilitation, assured Nigerians of quality infrastructure and enabling environment for investments and learning.
“We have successfully intervened in the internal road networks of 46 tertiary federal institutions, and handed over 29 as at 2021 and we now have another 17 ready to be handed over.
“The ministry is currently attending to 30 roads in similar institutions across the country making a total of 76.
“This is consistent with our progressive idea of improving the human condition and that process continue here today as we hand over this road to the hospital as a critical intervention to support a good and ideal environment,” he said.
In his own remarks, the Chief Medical Director of Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Prof. Abdulrahman Sheshe, commended the FG for its special intervention programmes, whilst describing the road as essential part of the hospital, as it allowed easy access for patients.