FG Assures Commitment In Funding Completion Of Road Projects Nationwide.
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has said the Federal Government assures commitment in funding Completion of road projects nationwide. The Minister who stated this in Abuja on Tuesday at a meeting he held with contractors handling various Federal Government’s projects in the nation.
Fashola told the contractors that funds would be made available in line with the Federal Government’s commitment to ensure that contractors were paid quarterly.
Fashola said the meeting was called for the contractors to inform the public what they should expect from the companies in the last months of the year when traffic is going to be heavy.
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In his tone “Let the Nigerian people know what is happening on our roads when they are not maintained during the raining season, also this happens in other part of the world.“ Even with the best of maintenance, some rains are heavy and sometimes causes flooding, you will lose some of the infrastructure like it happened in some parts of America,” he said.
In their various contributions at the meeting, the contractors called for better funding regime to address the current deplorable state of roads across the country. They blamed the deplorable state of roads on rains and poor funding.