FG approves commencement of work on Nigeria-Seme-Benin road project

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Abuja – The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, says the Federal Government has approved commencement of work on Nigeria-Seme-Benin Republic road project.

Lagos-Badagry Expressway

Mr Hakeem Bello, the Special Adviser to the Minister on Communication, made this known in a statement on Sunday in Abuja.

Fashola was quoted as disclosing this at the 12th Ministerial Steering Committee and Experts Meeting for the Abidjan-Lagos Corridor Highway Development Programme in Lome.

The minister, who is also the chairman of the committee, said that the project would be executed in a flexible manner to improve commuter service.

He said that work on the project would be done in a manner that would make it adaptable to the results of the feasibility and technical studies.

Fashola expressed delight that, while the personnel of Presidents and Ministers who launched the initiative had changed, the commitment to the project had remained unchanged.



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