FEC approves N166bn for construction, rehabilitation of 14 roads


The Federal Executive Council has approved the award of N166bn contracts for the construction and rehabilitation of 14 roads nationwide. It was gathered that the approval was sequel to a memorandum by the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, to the council.

Roads listed for the award, according to the memorandum, include the Kotangora-Rijau road in Niger State, which will involve the construction of two bridges; Kano-Katsina roads, which involves the construction of additional lane from the airport roundabout to Dawanau roundabout in Kano State.Others include the Kotangora-Bangi road in Niger State; the Outer Marina-Bonny Camp road and Eko Bridge through Apongbon Bridge with access ramp in Lagos State.

Also on the list are Irrua-Edenu-Ibore-Udomi-Uwessan road in Edo State, which is slated for rehabilitation; Ilobu-Erinle road in Kwara/Osun states, billed for construction; Wudil bridge to link Gaban Komi with Wudil bypass along Maiduguri road in Kano State; Wukari-Ibi road in Taraba State, billed for rehabilitation; and construction of Baro-Port Gulu town road in Niger State.


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