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FEC Approves N612.2bn For NNPC To Fix Federal Roads

FEC approves N621.2bn for NNPC To Fix 21 Federal Roads

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the sum of N621.2bn for the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to handle the reconstruction of 21 federal roads across the six geopolitical zones of the country.

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, announced this on Wednesday, while briefing State House reporters after the federal cabinet meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, at the conference room of the First Lady’s office, Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The Roads Approved are listed below;

NORTH CENTRAL
1. Dualization of Ilorin-Jebba-Mokwa/ Bokani Junction road Section 1: Illorin-Jebba, Kwara State C/NO. 6468. 110.8km

2. Dualization of Ilorin, Jebba-Mokwa/Bokani junction Road Section II: Jebba-Mokwa-Bokani junction in Kwara and Niger states. C/NO.6469. 46 km

3. Dualization of Suleja-Minna road, Niger state. C/O. 6077. 40km

4. Dualization of Suleja-Minna Road, Niger State PhaseII (Km 40+000-101+000) C/NO.6267. 61km

5. Reconstruction of Bida-Lambata Road, Niger state C/NO.6372. 125km

6. Agaie-Katcha-Baro Road, Niger State 52.3km

7. Emergency repairs of failed section of Mokwa-Makera-Tagina-Kaduna state border in Niger state. 164km

8. Minna-Zungeru minna-Zungeru-Tagina road, Niger state. 90km

9. Bida-Minna road, Niger state. 791.1km

NORTH EAST

1. Rehabilitation of Cham-Numan section of Gombe-Yola road in Adamawa state. 46.35km

2. Construction of Bali-Serti road in Taraba state. 110km

3. Rehabilitation of Gombe-Biu road in Gombe/Borno state. 117km

NORTH WEST

1. Rehabilitation of outstanding sections of Gada-Zaima-Zuru-Gamji road Phase II in Kebbi State 62km.

2. Rehabilitation of Zaria-Funtua-Gusau-Sokoto-Birnin Kebbi. 221.5km

SOUTH EAST

1. Dualization of Aba-Ikot Ekpene road in Abia/Akwa Ibom states. 73km

2. Rehabilitation of Umuahia (Ikwuano)-Ikot Ekpene road: Umuahia-Umudike in Abia state. 49km

SOUTH SOUTH

1. 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

2. Dualization of outstanding portion of Odukpani-Itu-Ikot Ekpene: lot 2. 32km

3. Dualization of Oku-Iboku Power Plant Section of the Odukpani-Itu-Ikot-Ekpene road in Cross River/Akwa Ibom state. 28km

SOUTH WEST

1. Rehabilitation and expansion of Lagos-Badagry Expressway (Agbara Junction-Nigeria/Benin border) in Lagos State. 62km

2. Dualization of Ibadan-Ilorin road (Route A2) Section II in Oyo State (Oyo-Ogbomosho). 52km

Also the Hon Minister Of Works added that all The awarded projects will be completed within the shortest possible time.

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