President Tinubu Approves two hundred and – seventeen billion naira for Road Repairs and Construction
Written by Idongesit Atakpa on October 13, 2023
President Bola Tinubu has approved more than two hundred and seventeen billion naira for road repairs and construction projects across the country.
Minister of Works, Engineer David Umahi, announced this yesterday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja while speaking with journalists after an audience with President Tinubu in his office.
The Minister said that the emergency repairs on the two hundred and sixty roads nationwide will gulp about two hundred and seventeen billion naira and added that President Tinubu had also approved more road construction works, including project upgrades.
Some of the roads approved for construction include the resurfacing of the 3rd Mainland Bridge, construction of
– Lekki deep seaport road, re-construction of two collapsed bridges in Enugu and reconstruction of two locations on the Onitsha-Owerri Road.
Other roads approved for construction include the upgrading of the ongoing Abuja-Keffi-Akwanga-Lafia road, dualisation of the Lafia by-pass and the 7th AXA Road, Lekki Deep Seaport (access), in Lagos.