Roads Construction In Nigeria Latest News
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.
He said such oversight was aggravating environmental degradation and erosion scourge in the vicinity because the accumulated rainwater is not channelled properly and therefore ends up flowing into people's farmlands and homes.
Udeagha Emmanuel, a Nigerian rights activist, is not happy with the situation of roads in the country, especially as citizens have constantly called the attention of the government to their harrowing experiences to no avail.