The Atan-Agbara border linkage road has been marked for repairs as the Federal Government has approved N8.1 billion for the completion of major road rehabilitations across Nigeria.
The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, revealed this while briefing State House correspondents at the end of the last cabinet meeting for the year 2020.
Fashola listed other benefiting States to include Akwa Ibom, Anambra, Cross River, Nasarawa, Ogun, Kogi, Edo, Yobe and Delta States, as well as the FCT, Abuja.
He said: “The Ministry of Works and Housing presented a memorandum on behalf of the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency, FERMA. This was for general repairs, emergency repairs and maintenance of roads and critical intervention on 10 roads in different parts of Nigeria.
“Major maintenance repairs along Atan-Agbara in the border of Lagos and Ogun states along Badagry area.
“Others are the maintenance of Ikot Ekpene-Itu road in Cross River state, repair and maintenance of Onitsha – Aguleri-Adani road in Anambra State, the general maintenance of Nasarawa-Toto-Abaji road, reinstatement of failed pavement sections on the Zuba-Abaji road in the FCT. general maintenance of Okene-Adogo-Ajaokuta-Itobe road in Kogi state, the construction of Aden bridge between Okada and Ogbogui-Abangbe spur to Benin-Shagamu dual carriageway in Edo state, general maintenance repairs of Potiskum-Fika-Ngalda-Gombe road in Yobe state, general maintenance repairs of Benin-Asaba-Onitsha dual carriageway, that is existing road to the Niger Bridge, general maintenance repairs of the Warri-Benin carriageway in Delta state,” he reeled out.
Minister of Power, Sale Mamman, on his part said the council approved over N4.7 billion for the power sector.
He said: “Today the Federal Executive Council approved two memos from the Ministry of Power. One is the revised estimated total cost in the contract of construction of infrastructure at the National Power Training Institute of Nigeria permanent site in Abuja. The total cost is N88.046 million.
“The second approval by the council is the extension of the contract time for the consultancy service in the project management and supervision of the ongoing construction of Zungeru at the power project in the sum of 3.5 million US Dollars and N3.4 billion equivalent to N4. 7 billion.”Follow us on social media