Kabir said, during the inspection tour of roads in Lagos on Sunday as part of oversight of projects in the South West, the state deserved more roads because of its importance to the economy of Nigeria and West Africa.
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The President spoke on Tuesday at the virtual inauguration of two roads in Owerri, the Imo State capital, completed within the first year in office of Governor Uzodinma.
Ndume, who is the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Army, made this known in Maiduguri on Monday while speaking with newsmen.
Minister of the FCT, Mohammed Bello, disclosed this while briefing State House correspondents at the end of the last Council meeting for the year 2020 at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The size and magnitude of the road projects notwithstanding, the clamour by Nigerians for more motorable roads is not abating, and neither is the President Muhammadu Buhari Government’s commitment to delivering on an improved national road network, which it inherited at different stages of disrepair from previous administrations. When there is a will, as the adage goes, there will be a way or two.
The request by Buhari was contained in his letter to the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, and read during plenary after the upper chamber’s resumption from its over two months vacation.
The Federal Government had awarded more than 70 road projects from 2017 to date in the North Central region as part of measures to improve infrastructural development in the country.
The Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, has declared that his government would not demolish any property to facilitate road construction without adequately engaging with the owners and paying due compensations.
The Federal Government says it will complete 47 ongoing road projects, including those leading to the nation ports, and major bridges including substantial work on the Second Niger Bridge in 2020.
The Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday adopted a motion calling on Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to direct the Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure to ensure quality supervision of road projects in the state.
Funsho Adebiyi, Director, Highways, Southwest, Federal Ministry of Works, Power and Housing, said this on Saturday in Ibadan while addressing newsmen after an inspection tour of Federal roads across the Southwest states.
The Federal Road Maintenance Agency on Thursday said over 88 capital road projects that were captured in 2017 budget nationwide had been completed.
According to the State Governor, Dr. Abdulfatah Ahmed, while inspecting ongoing projects in Ilorin, the state capital, on Thursday, the projects would be commissioned in the next few weeks.
Augoye made this known during the annual ministerial briefing organised by the state Ministry of Information in Asaba.
Ade Akinsanya, the state Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, made this known at the Government House, Alausa, at the 2018 Ministerial Press Briefing to mark three years in office of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode.
Among the road projects inaugurated by the President, who is undertaking his first visit to Plateau since he assumed office 2015, are the Mararaba Jammaa -British American Junction Way, the Miango – Rafiki road, and the Secretariat junction flyover.
Awosanya made this known in Ilorin while addressing newsmen at the end of on-the- spot assessment visit to the project sites in the state.
He said that N56 billion was appropriated for 60 viable projects in 2016, adding that more than 80 per cent of the projects were being handled by the civil engineering department of the ministry.
Nkole also praised the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing for listing the 27-kilometre Abiriba-Ohafia-Arochukwu road project among strategic roads to be rehabilitated
At the ceremony at Oriki Housing Estate Road, the governor said the roads were reconstructed to reduce the traffic problems in the city as well as attract foreign investors to the state