Dutse - Alhaji Muhammed Barde, the Jigawa Commissioner for Lands, Regional Planning and Urban Development, said 24 contractors had won bidding for the construction of six township roads in the state.
Barde said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse on Friday, adding that the State Government would spend N3 billion on the projects.
The commissioner said that 46 contractors bidded for the projects,out of which 24 were successful.
He also said that N4.2 billion was spent on construction of nine township roads across the state, recently.
Barde said the companies won the bidding because of their outstanding qualities, commitment, honesty in executing projects in other parts of the federation.
The commissioner said the six township roads would be constructed in Birnin kudu, Gwaram, Gwiwa, Kirikasamma, Karkarna and Taura.
He explained that the construction firms were expected to finish the work between November 2012 and February 2013
Barde urged the companies to ensure quality job and meet the deadline and the specifications.