FERMA Pledges Constant Road Maintenance


The Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) has assured Nigerians of the constant maintenance of Federal highways across the country. And thus be achieved in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Works.

This assurance was given by Mr Nurudeen Rafindadi, Managing Director of the agency in an interview with newsmen in Gombe on Sunday.
“FERMA is working with the Ministry of Works and Housing and we will ensure we carry out our work to complement each other in whatever gaps are left, he said.

“There are 36,000 kilometers of Federal highways across the nation, our objective is to ensure the smooth and free flow of traffic and stop any major distraction of traffic.

“Stop any trace of road that will cut one out of the country from the other, we will quickly undertake the repairs.”

He said some road projects would be captured in the 2021 budget adding that currently, they were working on the proposal.

“Currently we are working on the 2021 budget because by August this year, we have to submit and defend our budget.

“And road like Gombe-Potiskum is the road that we are including in that budget,” Rafindadi said.