The minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, will flag off the rehabilitation of road projects in the Asokoro District of Abuja.
This is part of his commitment to the maintenance and optimisation of public infrastructure as well as ensuring the seamless functioning of essential services in the nation’s capital.
The Asokoro district, known for its significance and strategic importance in the city, will witness comprehensive road rehabilitation aimed at improving accessibility, traffic flow, and overall urban aesthetics.
According to a statement issued on Wednesday by the director of the press office of the FCT, Anthony Ogunleye, the initiative is a testament to the minister’s dedication to ensuring that public infrastructure is not only developed but also meticulously maintained to meet the evolving needs of the city.
The flag-off ceremony will take place at the AYA roundabout in Asokoro by noon.
Ogunleye said: “The following are the streets in Asokoro that are to be rehabilitated: Abdoul Diouf Street, Akenzua Street, Gado Nasko Close, Gnassingbe Eyadema Street, Haile Selassie Street, Julius Nyerere Crescent, Justice Roseline Ukeje Close, Kwame Nkrumah Crescent, Kyari Mohammed Crescent, River Yambo Street, Maitama Sule Street, Nelson Mandela Street, Patrice Lumumba Street, Samora Machel Street, Siaka Steven Street, Udo Udoma Street, Ukpabi Asika Street, Williams Tolbert Close, Yakubu Gowon Crescent, Aya Ramp, Aya Roundabout, Usman Fodio Crescent, Yakubu Gowon Crescent, Muhammadu Ribadu Street, J. F. Kennedy Street, Ali Akilu Crescent, Ibrahim Taiwo Street and Justice G. Sowemimo Street/Jose Marti Crescent.
“Other locations outside Asokoro include Burundi Street, Cabinda Street, Damba Close, Ndande Crescent, Suez Crescent, Lumsar Street, Addis Ababa Street, Manzini Street, Benghazi Street, Manapulane +Casamance Street, Bamenda Street, Lukulu Street, Kamina Street, Tamale Street, Matadi Street, Algeria Street, ASBA / Dantata Street, Off Ring Road-2, Queen Elizebeth Street and Gashua Close, Area-8, Garki.
“The FCTA wishes to inform the public that the affected roads will be partially closed to traffic and road users will be diverted to other adjoining routes to allow for the smooth conduct of the rehabilitation works.
“The general public is to further note that the FCT Department of Road Transport Services, the police, and the Federal Road Safety Corps have been duly informed of this exercise and will be on the ground to ensure seamless traffic control and management during the period of planned rehabilitation works.”