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FG okays NNPC’s request to fix federal roads at N621.2bn

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) at its weekly cabinet meeting on Wednesday approved the request by the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to deploy its tax resources to rehabilitate 21 federal roads.

The roads span a total distance of 1,804.6 kilometers across the six geopolitical zones of the country.

The cabinet meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, approved the road rehabilitation as follows:

North Central:

Dualization of Ilorin-Jebba-Mokwa/ Bokani Junction road Section 1: Illorin-Jebba, Kwara State C/NO. 6468. 110.8km
Dualization of Ilorin, Jebba-Mokwa/Bokani junction Road Section II: Jebba-Mokwa-Bokani junction in Kwara and Niger states. C/NO.6469. 46 km
Dualization of Suleja-Minna road, Niger state. C/O. 6077. 40km
Dualization of Suleja-Minna Road, Niger State PhaseII (Km 40+000-101+000) C/NO.6267. 61km
Reconstruction of Bida-Lambata Road, Niger state C/NO.6372. 125km
Agaie-Katcha-Baro Road, Niger State 52.3km
Emergency repairs of failed section of Mokwa-Makera-Tagina-Kaduna state border in Niger state. 164km
Minna-Zungeru minna-Zungeru-Tagina road, Niger state. 90km
Bida-Minna road, Niger state. 791.1km.

North East:

Rehabilitation of Cham-Numan section of Gombe-Yola road in Adamawa state. 46.35km
Construction of Bali-Serti road in Taraba state. 110km
Rehabilitation of Gombe-Biu road in Gombe/Borno state. 117km

North West:

Rehabilitation of outstanding sections of Gada-Zaima-Zuru-Gamji road Phase II in Kebbi State 62km.
Rehabilitation of Zaria-Funtua-Gusau-Sokoto-Birnin Kebbi. 221.5km

South East:

Dualization of Aba-Ikot Ekpene road in Abia/Akwa Ibom states. 73km
Rehabilitation of Umuahia (Ikwuano)-Ikot Ekpene road: Umuahia-Umudike in Abia state. 49km.

South South:

Rehabilitation of Odukpani-Itu-Ikot Ekpene road in Cross River state Section I: Odukpani-Itu Bridge Head in Cross River/Akwa Ibom states. 21.9km
Dualization of outstanding portion of Odukpani-Itu-Ikot Ekpene: lot 2. 32km
Dualization of Oku-Iboku Power Plant Section of the Odukpani-Itu-Ikot-Ekpene road in Cross River/Akwa Ibom state. 28km.

South West:

Rehabilitation and expansion of Lagos-Badagry Expressway (Agbara Junction-Nigeria/Benin border) in Lagos State. 62km
Dualization of Ibadan-Ilorin road (Route A2) Section II in Oyo State (Oyo-Ogbomosho). 52km.

Grand Total = N621.237Billion.

Written by ExpressDay

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