700 road projects currently ongoing – FG

The Federal Government on Wednesday said over 700 road projects were currently ongoing across all geopolitical zones in Nigeria.

It said the roads include intervention projects in higher institutions of learning and assured it would complete ongoing iconic road infrastructure across the country.

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, Ernest Umakhihe, disclosed this at the ongoing 26th National Council on Works in Port Harcourt.

He was quoted in a statement issued in Abuja by the Director, Press and Public Relations, Boade Akinola, as saying, “The Federal Government is committed to completing some iconic projects such as the second Niger Bridge, Bodo-Bonny Road, Abuja-Kaduna-Kano Expressway and Obajana-Kabba Road in Kogi State.

“In the same vein, the government is also committed to completing the Sukuk bond financed road projects across the six geopolitical zones of the country and maintain scheduled maintenance of 5,000km of roads annually.”

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