Roads Construction In Nigeria Latest News
The federal controller of works in Lagos state, Adedamola Kuti, has said the construction cost for the section one of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, from Lagos to Sagamu interchange has risen to N134bn due to additional works.
Motorists and commuters plying various routes in Lagos and Ogun are raising hell and either blaming, or praising the government of the two states for dust raised due to harmattan and construction works, presently going on along.
The World Bank on Thursday, October 11, said it has to take some responsibility for advising Nigeria and other African countries to invest more in roads, railways and energy rather than in education and health.
A statement by the special assistant to the minister on media, Segun Adeyemi, said though the contracts for many of the roads were awarded before the advent of this administration, they were either poorly funded or not funded.
The section of the 19.5 km Jesse-Boburuku Road caved in barely two months after it was commissioned by the state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, who was accompanied by the chairman of the south south governors’ forum.
The federal controller of works, Lagos, Adedamola Kuti, on Wednesday, July 11, in Lagos said that the emergency rehabilitation and maintenance of the Lagos Third Mainland Bridge project would begin on Friday, July 27.