Niger State Government Abubakar Sani Bello has said that life must go on in the state, in spite of the coronavirus pandemic ravaging the world.

The Governor stated this while inspecting some road projects under construction in Minna, the state capital. He therefore ordered contractors handling various projects in the state to go back to sites, adding that life cannot be put on hold because of Coronavirus.

Governor Sani Bello said normal life has to continue as it was not definite when the pandemic will be over, saying that as such government has to move on.

He called on those handling the various projects to observe all the precautionary measures put in place to avoid contracting and spreading of the virus and expressed satisfaction with the level of work ongoing, adding that they would put pressure on the contractors to deliver the work on time before the rains set in.

He warned that any contractor found to be defaulting in executing their work in line with specification would have their contract terms terminated.

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