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NIGERIA: FG okays construction of 13 road projects

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Minister of Works, Mike OnolememenThe Federal Executive Council, yesterday, ratified president’s anticipatory approval for the award of contracts for the construction/rehabilitation of 13 roads nationwide.

Minister of Works, Mike Onolememen, who disclosed this after the Federal Executive Council meeting noted that the contracts which are for the sum of N47,813,407,007:35 are in two categories, B and C.

He said the contract include the rehabilitation of Vandeikya-Obudu Cattle Ranch road phase 1 in Benue State in the sum of N3,296, 177,230.50 with a completion period of 12 months.

Others include the Construction of Mbaise-Ngwa road in Imo/Abia states with bridges at Imo River phase 1 in the sum of N2,943,534,543.18 with a completion period of 30 months; the Construction of Abriba-Arochukwu-Ohafia road in Abia State phase 1 in the sum of N2,265,982,372.50 with a completion period of 24 months.

Also ratified by the FEC, the minister added was the contract for the rehabilitation of Makurdi-Gboko road phase 1; Wannune-Yandev section in Benue State in the sum of N3,297,761,006.93 with a completion period of 24 months; contract for the construction of Ohafia Abia State-Oso Ebonyi State road in the sum of N2,293,965,030.00 with a completion period of 18 months and the contract for the rehabilitation of Section 1A of Sokoto-Tambuwal-Jega-Kontagora road phase 1 in Sokoto, Kebbi, Niger States in the sum of N10,559,745,000.00 with a completion period of 48 months.

The last contract awarded under category B was for the reconstruction of Section 1 of Sokoto-Tambuwal-Jega-Kontagora-Makera phase 1 road in the sum of N8,968,809,507.63 with a completion period of 24 months.

In  Category C, the contracts ratified by council include the Rehabilitation of Kunya-Kanya-Babura-Babban Mutum road phase 1 in Jigawa state, in the sum of N3,792,451,838.18, with completion period of 18 months, the Construction of Zing-Yakoko-Monkin road in Taraba state, in the sum of N1,043,029,772.40, with completion period of 12 months and the  Rehabilitation of Alkeleri-Bauchi road in Bauchi state, in the sum of N1,215,539,325.00, with completion period of 12 months.

The council also ratified the contract for the construction of Aguoba-Owa-Mgbagbu Owa-Ebenebe Anambra state border with spur to Awaha-Oyofo-Iwollow road in Enugu State, in the sum of N3,035,439,907.50, with completion period of 18 months and the  Construction of Offa by-pass in Kwara state, in the sum of N1,319,983,348.53, with a completion period of 12 months.

Others include the Construction of Ikot Ekpene border-Ada-Owerri dualisation Section1, phase 1 in Akwa Ibom/Abia/Imo states, in the sum of N3,780,988,135.00, with a completion period of 30 months.

The minister noted that “When completed, these roads will boost commercial activities within their immediate environments.”.

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