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40 Days To Go, Buhari’s Govt Approves N1.535trn For 11 Road Projects

The Federal Executive Council approved N1.535 trillion for the construction and rehabilitation of eleven roads across the country, under the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL) Tax Credit Scheme.

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, said the money would be spent on some major roads in Nigeria, totaling over 700km.

This is coming barely 40 days to the end of President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term.

Fashola said the roads, which would soon be completed, would link 11 states.

He listed the benefiting states to include Edo, Delta, Kano, Kaduna, Borno and Adamawa among others.

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