FG Approves Construction of Idah-Nsukka Road 

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The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has disclosed that the Federal Executive Council, FEC, approved contracts worth N27.4 billion for projects in the Federal Capital Territory and Works and Housing Ministry. 

The Minister disclosed that his ministry presented two memoranda and both were approved by the FEC. 

According to him, FEC approved the construction of the Idah-Nsukka Road, linking Kogi and Enugu states, as and the appointment of consultants to supervise the ongoing construction of the Bodo-Bonny Highway in Rivers State, putting the cost of both projects at N27.067 billion.

“On behalf of the Ministry of Works and Housing, I presented two memoranda to Council, the first was to appoint the consultant to undertake the supervision consultancy for the construction of the Bodo-Bonny Road and bridge, which was previously awarded by Council. So, we now have a consultant helping to supervise what the contractor is doing.

“The supervision consultancy was awarded at the sum of N895,250,000 to a group called Pearl Consultants.

“The second memorandum was for the award of the contract for the rehabilitation of the Idah-Nsukka Road, an 84 kilometre road, linking Kogi and Enugu states, which Council approved for the sum of N26.172 billion, in favour of a joint venture of Messrs. Sajeto Construction and RN Construction”, he said.

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