The president of Bunu Youth Forum, Otunba Kingsley Mokikan has expressed appreciation to the Federal Government on the recent award of the Iluke-Aiyetoro Kiri-Abugi-Eggan road.
Otunba Mokikan explained the importance of the road to the communities along the Bunu axis of Kabba/Bunu local government area of Kogi state.
In his expression said that reducing the distance between people, markets, services and knowledge or simply getting people connected is a great part of what economic growth is all about.
“Although virtual connectivity has become increasingly important today with the emergence of new communication avenues- which we still lack in major part of Bunu land, a good and reliable transport network remains vital. There is a very strong positive correlation between a community’s economic development and the quality of its road network.
Why applauding the decision of the Federal Executive Council in considering the road for attention at this time, thanked everyone who has contributed in one way or the other in ensuring that the road construction is not only approved and awarded but to also appropriated and funds mobilised for implementation.
“The Bunu people of note wants to appreciate the efforts and initiative of the Otunba of Bunu Kingdom, Senator Dino Melaye who have consistently built the road in the budget and following up which today is finally seeing the light of the day”.
“We also thank every stakeholder in the present administration both at the state and Federal towards the actualisation of this laudable project”.
“We pray that God will reward and repay everyone’s input”.
“Bunu people can not thank you enough as we earnestly await the commencement of work at the site soonest” he concluded.