FERMA Partnership Nigeria Army To Enhance Security On Nigeria Road
The Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) received a team of Nigerian Army led by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai on a courtesy visit to the Agency Headquarters, Abuja.
The Chief of Army Staff said the visit was for two reason which are
👉 To congratulate the MD on the giant strides the Agency has made in the maintenance of road and
👉Solidify the partnership they have with FERMA to link roads to rural areas where criminals take advantage of to perpetrate their activities, so that it will be easier for the Army to reach such places to provide security.
The Managing Director, FERMA, Engr. Nuruddeen A. Rafindadi FNSE disclosed that FERMA has always considered itself as part and parcel of Nigeria security as the road network across the nation is a framework of Nigeria security architecture.
The MD added that the Agency has spread over the entire nation, special attention was given to the Military Theatre Operation Zone in 2018 to assist the Military carry out its operations effectively in the North East. Some of such special attention includes; the General Maintenance Repairs of Maiduguri – Damboa – Biu Road in Borno State, General Maintenance Repairs of Biu – Wuyo – Gombe State Border in Borno State, Major Maintenance Repairs of Biu – Shaffa – Garkida Adamawa State Boarder Road in Borno State, Rehabilitation/Reconstruction of Maiduguri – Monguno – Baga Road, Borno State, Rehabilitation of Biu – Garkida Road (Ch0+000 – 1+000 Section I) in Borno State, Rehabilitation of Baga Mogo Park Abdu one Mohammed to Songhai Road Junction in Maiduguri, Borno State.
The Managing Director/CEO, FERMA pledged the Agency’s commitment to the partnership it has with the Army and hope the visit will strengthen it further in order to ease the security situation in the country. He appreciated the Army in general and the Chief of Army Staff in particular for having kept Nigeria in safer state from bad Roads