Kaduna govt earmarks N7.3bn for township roads in 2018

The Kaduna State Government has earmarked N7.3 billion for the construction of township roads in the 2018 budget estimate approved by the state assembly.

NAN report that the figure was contained in the 2018 budget obtained from the state’s Planning and Budget Commission.

A total of N21.66 billion was allocated to the agency, out of which N20.83 billion was for capital expenditure and N83.57 million for recurrent.

A breakdown of the budget shows that N248 million was set aside for road maintenance across the state, N1.5 billion for trunk roads, N480 million for ring roads and N250 million for box culverts.

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