Senator Binos Yaroe of Adamawa South Senatorial District has lamented the slow pace of work on the Numan-Gombe road awarded in 2017 by the Federal Government.
Yaroe who spoke to newsmen on Sunday shortly after inspecting the box culvert washed away by flood following a heavy downpour along the road in Lamurde Local Government Area, said the affected culvert problem would had been addressed if work on the road was going steadily.
Yaroe said he would table his concern over the slow pace of work on the road before the senate for a motion to facilitate the contract.
The senator however lauded the quick response by the company handling the road project in providing a temporary solution by sand filling part of the bridge to enable vehicle pass.
Hundreds of travelers and motorists were on Sunday stranded following the destruction of a small bridge
Meanwhile, hundreds of travelers and motorists were stranded following the incident along the trunk “A” road which link Adamawa to others states of the federation.
Also speaking, the Controller Works in Adamawa, Mr Salihu Abubakar, said the construction company (China Geological Construction Comapany) handling the project would create a diversion for motorist to enable it reconstruct the destroyed culvert.