The Kaduna State Government has deployed N46 bn into the rehabilitation and construction of 21 road projects across the state .
It said the 21 projects were being handled by the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation, adding that about four of the selected roads had been completed , while others were in various stages of completion .
Speaking on the Kaduna State Urban Renewal Road Project in an interview with journalists on Wednesday , the Managing Director , Kaduna State Roads Agency , Mohammed Magaji , said the initiative was inaugurated in 2019 with 18 roads for CCECC .
He said , “ Later three were added to make it 21 roads and the work commenced immediately . So far , among the roads handled by CCECC , we have completed four of them .
“ We have others that have reached advanced stages of completion and any time from now they will be completed , for instance , the Race Course Road , among others. ”
Asked to state the amount being deployed by the state for the development of the 21 roads, Magaji replied , “ About N46 bn is being invested on these roads , which are roads primarily handled by CCECC Nigeria Limited . ”
Magaji said the state government through KADRA was also developing another set of road projects that were not under the management of the Chinese construction giant.