Browsing: Mike Onolememen

Onolememen lamented that in view of the lean allocation for the Ministry in the 2015 Budget, that out of the Ministry’s portfolio of about 210 ongoing road and bridge projects, only 33 have been provided for and the provisions are insufficient to encourage the contractors to sustain appreciable progress of works on site

The Committee, comprising Ministers of the Road Infrastructure and Works of Benin, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria and Togo, also mandated the ECOWAS Commission to engage with partners to submit proposals for transaction advisory services and the mobilization of external funding for the project

She left without doing anything to improve the condition of that terrible road alongside others across the country and especially in the South East and South South geo-political zones thus making most rational thinkers who watched her shed tears to conclude those were mere crocodile tears displayed for purposes of propaganda to score cheap popularity from a largely gullible crowd

The breakdown of the contracts, according to the Minister of Works, Mike Onolememen, and his Minister of State, Ambassador Bashir Yuguda, who both flanked Maku, showed that contract for the reconstruction of Apapa-Oshodi Expressway in Lagos State was awarded to Julius Berger in the sum of N14.9 billion for a period of 15 months