Super Highways on Abuja to Lagos
The Nigerian Federal Government is setting up two super highways across the country through a Public Private Partnership scheme.
Dave Umahi, who is the current minister of works, disclosed this briefing to the correspondent present on Sunday after a meeting with President Bola Tinubu in Abuja. He also note that the highways would be from Abuja to Lagos and Port Harcourt to Lagos, stating that they would be provided with state of art facilities for the well-being of travelling publicly.
Super Highways on Abuja to Lagos, Port Harcourt-Lagos: FG IN TALKS
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that super highways are designed for travel at high speeds, having more than one lane for each direction of traffic, a safety strip dividing the two directions.
The minister also stated that the government has got commitments from stakeholders to make the project a success within reasonable period. Umahi also disclosed that the president was briefed on the need to seek better arrangement for the funding of road projects to avoid unwanted variations in cost and specifications.
David Umahi, also stated that the National assembly, will be carried along in regards to funding, because the road project are beneficial to the people. He said that the Tinubu administration inherited 2,604 projects worth ₦14 trillion covering 18,000 kilometres of roads, adding that a commitment was got for payment of four trillion out of this amount.
On the structural imbalance on the Third Mainland bridge, Umahi said that work has started and articulated vehicles had been stopped from plying it for now.
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