N1.28 trillion FCT budget will revolutionise infrastructure, says Wike — Nigeria — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News


Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Barrister Ezenwo Nyesom Wike, has said that the Territory’s N1.28 trillion 2024 statutory budget will revolutionize infrastructural provision in the nation’s capital.

The Minister who made this statement during a media chat with journalists in Abuja, said the budget will not only cater for the provision of roads in the FCT but will also prioritize the healthcare and education sectors, as well as the Abuja metro line, amongst other projects.

He said, “Frankly speaking, it is going to revolutionize infrastructure as far as the FCT is concerned. Not only road networks but also in health and education”.

The Minister said 70 percent of the budget has been allocated to capital expenditure, with 58 percent of that capital component earmarked for the completion of ongoing projects, while 42 percent is for new projects.

According to the Minister, to be given priority amongst other…

Source: Guardian Newspaper