2nd Niger Bridge, ready for inauguration – Minister


Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed says the 2nd Niger Bridge completed by the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration is ready for inauguration.


He said the contractors have completed their work and would be handed over to the government on May 20.


Lai Mohammed, who briefed State House Correspondents at the end of Wednesday’s meeting of the Federal Executive Council on behalf of his counterparts in Works, Housing, and Police Affairs, disclosed that the contractor handling the Second Niger Bridge will be handed over the bridge on May 20.


“The Second Niger Bridge is ready for commissioning. The contractor will hand it over on the 20th of this month, it will be commissioned soon after,” he said.




He further disclosed that the Council also approved the sum of N36.2 billion for the construction of Federal Secretariats in five states.


Giving details, he said the sum of N7.564 billion was approved for Abia, N7.418 billion for Ebonyi; N7.707 billion for Kebbi; N6.204 billion for Kogi and N7.3 billion for Taraba states.


The Minister also told newsmen that the Council approved the memorandum presented by the Minister of Police Affairs and the sum of N15 billion was approved for the renovation of Police Barracks located in Ikeja, Lagos.







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