The Government of Nigerian city Katsina has approved two road projects totalling $15m.

The first project involves building a 7km single carriageway northern bypass in Funtua town.

The road will extend from FGC, Bakori, to connect with Sokoto Road and will help reduce congestion in the town.

Work is expected to finish in one year.

The second project involves building a 2.5km double carriage way in Mani town.