President Buhari To Inaugurate Murtala Muhammed Flyover Kano

President Muhammadu Buhari will on 27th of this month commissioned the newly Murtala Muhammed flyover. Murtala Muhammad flyover popularly known as Sabon Gari flyover is the longest in Africa with a total spans distance of 1.76 Km.

It will serve the two biggest markets in Kano State. I.e The Sabon Gari, and Singa Markets. It will also ease access for people/goods from Fagge and Nassarawa Local Government Areas, which are the two of the most populous in the state.

The flyover starts from the Murtala Muhammed Way, through Sabon Gari Market to Yankura and terminate at Wapa roundabout.

The project was awarded by the former governor of Kano state Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso in 2013 at the sum of ten billion Naira to a Chinese firm, TEC EngineeringAlthough,  it was initially scheduled to be completed in fourteen month suffered setbacks due to lack of funds.

It was later completed this December 2018 by the present Governor Abdullahi Ganduje. President Buhari is expected to officially commission the historic project on the 27thDay of January 2019. The president is also expected to commission the longest Kofar Ruwa Underpass which is also the largest in the country and other projects.

This will make the total number of flyovers, underpass, and bridges to twelve, which is the highest for any northern Nigeria's state. Kano is known for its spectacular road network connections.

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