FG Assures Nigerians On Road Development
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has reiterated Federal Government commitment to road development nationwide.
Fashola gave the assurance at a World Press Conference, on the closure of Abuja International Airport for the runway rehabilitation at Obasanjo Hall, Federal Secretariat, Phase II, Bullet House, Abuja.
The Minister said though the contract for rehabilitation of Abuja-Kaduna road is on course, the Federal Government had to intervene with the emergency repairs of the road as a result of the closure of the Abuja International Airport runway which makes the Kaduna Airport an alternative.
The conference was organized by the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture and in attendance were the Miniter of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Muhammed; Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amechi; Minister of Aviation, Alhaji Hadi Sariki; and Inspector-General of Police, Idris Ibrahim Kpotum. The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, was represented by the Director, Highways (Rehabilitation and Construction), Engr. Yemi Oguntominiyi.