Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has inaugurated the Total Junction fly-over bridge in Jimeta, Yola, which is the first of its kind in the North East region of Nigeria.
Speaking at the inauguration on Saturday in Yola, Abubakar described the project as a great achievement.
According to him, traffic will now follow better, accidents will reduce drastically and it will add color and beauty to the capital city.
“Today’s event, which is the commissioning of the first overhead bridge in Yola, and perhaps, the entire Northeast is the climax of the first phase of our series of commissioning.
“We have spent the past two weeks in this mood from the commissioning of urban roads in Numan, Michika, Hong, Yola-South, Yola-North to the connection of Toungo to the National Grid, it has been celebration all through.
Fintiri said that the overhead bridge and approach road expansion comprised the bridge and expansion of the approach roads to the eight lane dual carriage from Maidoki Roundabout to the Bishop street junction.
According to him, this is one project with a short history but interesting story whereby its projected duration of 12 months was completed within nine months (NAN)