Enugu approves N1.5bn for rehabilitation of 14 rural, urban roads


The Enugu State Executive Council has approved the sum of N1,532,148,154.76 for the construction of 14 critical roads in both the Enugu metropolis and some rural communities.

Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State

This fresh massive approval came on the heels of the flag off of construction and rehabilitation of four other critical roads at the cost of about N1 billion within Enugu metropolis just on the eve of the last November 4 local council elections in the state.

Briefing journalists on the outcome of the Executive Council meeting held at Government House, Enugu, the state’s commissioner for works, Engr. Greg Nnaji, said the approvals were given after an extensive deliberation on various issues affecting the state, especially with regard to infrastructure, security and human capacity development.

He said that contracts for the urban roads were awarded with the aim of…

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