Roads Construction In Nigeria Latest News
Senator Abdulfatai Buhari has said of the 3,800 federal roads identified as requiring attention, only 500 have been captured in the 2020 budget proposal, with N262billion allocated to it.
A member of the House of Representatives on Friday, November 8, condemned the recent comment by the minister of works and housing, Babatunde Fashola, over the deplorable condition of Nigerian roads.
The majority of Nigerians in polls by Legit.ng have faulted the claim by Babatunde Fashola, the country's minister of works and housing, that Nigerian roads are not as bad as some citizens are now painting the picture.
The lawmakers at the plenary on Thursday, November 7, urged the federal government to provide a special fund of N50 billion for the repair of the roads in Niger state.
After the federal government threatened to take action, the contractor handling Zing-Yakoko-Monkin road in Taraba has returned to site seven years after abandoning the project in the state.
Nigerian roads are not as bad as some citizens are now painting the picture, Babatunde Fashola, the country's minister of works and housing, has declared.