FEC approves over N5 bn for 13 roads contract
- Written by Abdullateef Abubakar Jos
He said the contracts also include that of a satellite imagery map of Nigeria.
Reports say that the FEC meeting was presided over by President Goodluck Jonathan at the
The minister said that FEC approved 13 contracts valued at N47.8 billion for the
construction and rehabilitation of 13 roads spread across the six-geopolitical zones.
``The roads for construction and rehabilitation are Vandeikya-Obudu-Obudu Cattle Ranch
Road phase one in Benue, Mbaise-Ngwa Road in Imo and Abia and Abriba-Arochukwu-
Ohafia Road, also in Abia.
Onolememen said the contracts awarded also include those for Kunya-Kanya-Babura-
Babban Mutum Road in Jigawa, Zing-Yakoko-Monkin Road in Taraba and Alkeleri-Bauchi
Road in Bauchi.
``They also include Aguoba-Owa-Mgbagbu Owa-Ebenebe at the Anambra border to the
Awaha-Oyofo-Iwollo Road in Enugu State, the Ofa by-pass in Offa council in Kwara and the
Ikot-Ekpene border-Ada Owerri dualisation section phase one in Akwa-Ibom, Abia and
Imo,’’ he said.
The minister said work had commenced on the roads since January and had reached
various stages of not more than 10 per cent in all the 13 road contracts.
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