The Federal Government has said the reconstruction of the Ibadan-Ife-Ilesa dual carriageway will begin in February.
The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, said this during an inspection of ongoing federal road projects in Osun State on Monday.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported that the Federal Executive Council (FEC), had on September 25, 2019 approved the reconstruction of the expressway.
Fashola said that the road, covering a distance of not less than 112 kilometres, would cost the Federal Government N79 billion.
He added that it would be handled by Kopek Construction Company.
The minister, represented by Mr Funso Adebiyi, the Director of Highways, South-West, said…
Source: Nigerian Tribune