Abuja-Makurdi Road project: FG, states collaborate on compensation payment – Fashola

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The Federal Government is  collaborating with the Nasarawa and Benue States Government to pay compensation on the dualisation of the Abuja-Keffi-Lafia-Makurdi highway project.

Mr Babatunde Fashola, Minister of Works and Housing, stated this on Tuesday in  Lafia, during a one day working visit to Nasarawa state to inspect the road and other Federal Government projects.

Fashola noted that issues of compensation had impeded the speed of work on the project.

According to the minister, the FG is working with the communities in Nasarawa and Benue States to identify real beneficiaries for the the payment of compensation so as not to be hijacked by middle men.

“Though progress is being made, there are places that are avoided for now because we still need to deal with the compensation issues.

“Agitation does not solve problems, we are working in  collaboration with the Nasarawa and Benue States Government, we are working toward resolving this problem,” he…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper