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Outcry as bad state of Numan-Jalingo road serves as gateway to hoodlums, frustrates economic growth [PHOTOS]



Driving via Numan-Jalingo street within the northeast area of Nigeria, is little question agonizing .

The street which has not been graded for lengthy not to mention tarred, as noticed by DAILY POST shouldn’t be solely telling on motorists but in addition on the financial system of each Adamawa and Taraba States.

Drivers should possess particular expertise to drive via the street, but it surely’s extra horrifying at evening.

A lot of the motorists who spoke with DAILY POST famous that, armed bandits have begun to benefit from the dangerous state of the street to disposes travellers of their items.

Aside from the collection of accidents which have being occurring on the street, the state of affairs has annoyed quite a few vacationers following the assorted levels of accidents they sustained within the totally different accidents which have occurred on the street.

DAILY POST gathered that many enterprise moguls now desire to do their companies within the neighbouring states of Bauchi and Gombe.


In keeping with Alhaji Useni , a enterprise tycoon who up to now used to hold out his enterprise actions in Taraba and Adamawa, the state of affairs of the street has made “it unimaginable for me to narrate with my prospects in these two states.”

He mentioned, “since two of my vehicles fell on this Numan-Jalingo street, the selection of Adamawa and Taraba fizzled out of my thoughts.”

Useni who went forward to relate how he misplaced thousands and thousands of Naira on account of his vehicles that fell on the street , mentioned “for now, I’ve determined to be transporting my items to solely Bauchi and Gombe “.

As to when he’ll resumed provides to Adamawa and Taraba , Useni mentioned “that may be decided by the character of the street,” including that, “pending when the street will likely be correctly mounted by the authorities involved. ”

Some business drivers who additionally expressed disappointment over the state of the street, mentioned they’re on the verge of ending their actions on the street.

Kabiru Audu, who mentioned plans are on already within the pipelines for him to ceased from plying the street, mentioned ” I believe Gombe to Jos will likely be extra preferable for me.”

Not snug with the character of the roads and different roads throughout the area, stakeholders of the Nationwide Affiliation of Nigerian College students (NANS), Northeast chapter, lately known as on President Muhammadu Buhari to rejig the actions of the North East Growth Fee (NEDC) by reviewing its management and board members.

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