Yaounde, Cameroon Africa. (Cameroon News) – President Paul Biya of Cameroon on February 2, 2012 ordered the disbursement of FCFA 100 billion from the National Road Fund to carry out nine emergency road projects in the country.
The information is contained in a press release issued by the Minister of Public Works, Patrice Amba Salla.
The money the Minister said was available and the contractors already selected, will enable work to effectively start this February 2012 as part of the Head of State, Paul Biya’s major accomplishments programme that aims at making Cameroon an emerging country by 2023.
Government by the special measure targets to rehabilitate tarred roads such as the Yaounde-Bafoussam- Bamenda, Yaounde-Mbalmayo-Ebolowa and Ngaoundere-Garoua. The money will also be used to construct the Nding to Bouam stretch of the Obala-Bouam road, to rehabilitate the bridge of Dibamba river on the Yaounde-Douala road as well as the bridge on Nyong river on the Edea-Kribi road.
Part of the money will be used to rehabilitate earth roads such as the Mandjou-Batouri-Kenzou-Yokadouma in the East Region, Tibati-Banyo in the Adamawa Region and the Kumba-Mundemba road in the South West Region.