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29 November, 2018
Hon. Minister of Power, Works & Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, SAN(middle) speaking with media men shortly after  the inspection of the ongoing construction work on the 215MW Kaduna Power Plant in Kudenda, Kaduna State on Sunday, 25th November 2018

FG To Carry Out Remedial Works In Major Arterial Roads Across The Country- Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, SAN, has disclosed that the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the sum of N1.85b to carry out remedial works on the major arterial roads across the country for ease of movement and also reduce travelling hours during the ember festive period.

He said that money will be released to the 37 Federal Controllers of Works to effectively carry out the reconstruction works in the identified heavy traffic routes frequently used.

Fashola stated this while declaring open the Capacity Building Workshop for the Federal Controllers of Works with the theme: “Learning and Development for Greater Stature”, organized by the Ministry recently in Kaduna.

The Minister encouraged the Federal Controllers to apply the principle of emotional intelligence and project management taught during the workshop, adding that Zonal Directors of Works from the Ministry would be deplored to all the zones to oversee their activities and performances during this period.

Speaking earlier at the workshop, the Coordinator and Director Highways, North East Zone, Engr. Rufai Mohammed, said that part of the aims of the workshop was to discuss ways to tackle the challenges of the ember months and make necessary repairs where applicable. He noted that the workshop was to enable them achieve the set goals and accomplish government programmes and get value for money.

In a related development, the Minister also visited the Kaduna Power Plant project site to assess the progress of work aimed at providing additional 215 megawatt to the nation’s power grid. He expressed satisfaction on the level and quality of job being carried out in the last one year.

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PHOTO NEWS
2 March, 2018

CONSTRUCTION OF BILIRI KALTINGO ROAD IN GOMBE STATE

Construction of Biliri Kaltingo Road in Gombe State

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PHOTO NEWS
15 May, 2018

FASHOLA AT THE 27TH POWER SECTOR OPERATORS MEETING COMMISSIONS POWER IMPROVEMENT FACILITIES IN YOLA ADAMAWA STATE

Hon Minister of Power Works Housing Mr Babatunde FasholaSAN 2nd leftPermanent Secretarty Power Engr Louis Edozien 2nd left and Managing DirectorYola Electricity Distribution CompanyYEDCEngr Baba Umara Mustapha leftdurin g the commissioning of the 25MVA 3311kv Injection Substation Yola Town shortly before the 27th Meeting with Operators in the Power Sector hosted by the Yola Electricity Distribution Company YEDC at the TCN Transmission Station along Numan Road Jimeta Adamawa State on Monday 14th May 2018

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