Federal Govt to award contract for 69 economic roads — Fashola

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Babatunde Raji Fashola, Minister of Power, Works and Housing

The Federal Government has concluded plans to award contract for reconstruction and rehabilitation of 69 highways nationwide.

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola said this at an interactive session with members of 21 Civil Society Organisations and the media on Friday in Lagos.

Some of the civil society groups include Centre for Democracy and Social Economic Rights, Alliance for Good Governance, Grassroot Democratic Initiative and Centre for Social Economic and Human Rights

Fashola said that 25 roads would receive attention soon as bid processes to deliver the Sukuk bond were almost completed.

“Each zone of the country is getting N16.67 billion and they are going to those major arterial roads that take us from the Ports to the Sahel.

“We have lost some time because we have to follow due…

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