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FG reiterates commitment to complete ongoing road projects in Nigeria

By Oluwaseun Sonde

Minister of state Works and Housing, Engr. Abubakar D.Aliyu has reiterated the commitment of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration to complete all ongoing roads projects across the country.

The minister stated this on Saturday during his inspection tour of dualisation work of Abuja-baji-Lokoja Road Section 1: (International Airport Link Road junction-SHEDA Village junction. Engr Aliyu said,  President Buhari had mandated his ministry to ensure delivery of all projects that are between 80% and 90% completion stage, hence his senior colleague minister Babatunde Fashola and himself are not leaving anything to chance in order to help Mr. President realise that dream.

The project being handled by Mesrs Dantata and Sawoe is over 96% completed. He said: “The project will be delivered very soon as it has reached 96 percent completion.

“He explained that the purpose of the inspection tour of the Abuja-Abaji-Lokoja project was to have a first hand information and also interface with the contractor,  project engineers and the technical officers of the project with a view to identifying grey areas and agree on the way forward that would ensure the timely delivery, which was supposed to be May 2020.

The Executive Director of Dantata and Sawoe,  Engr. Nasir  Dantata explained that there was an addition of Service lane to be provided within the Gwagwalada metropolis and final asphalt laying of shoulders which he promised the Minister would be delivered as soon as all necessary approval and requirements are met.

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