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FEC Okays N126b to Construct 12 Roads

By Dipo Olowookere

About N126 billion has been approved by the Federal Executive Council (FEC) for the construction of 12 roads across the country.

This information was revealed by the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, on Wednesday after the FEC meeting presided over by Acting President, Mr Yemi Osinbajo, at the State House in Abuja.

According to the Minister, the roads are expected to make lives easier for residents of the beneficiary states, which will in turn boost the countnry’s economy especially at a time it is battling with recession.

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Mr Fashola, while addressing newsmen after the meeting, disclosed that the 12 roads would be in Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Enugu, Gombe, Kaduna, Kano and Kwara States.

He said further that some of the projects included reconstruction, rehabilitation and bridge construction.

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Dipo Olowookere is a journalist based in Nigeria that has passion for reporting business news stories. At his leisure time, he watches football and supports 3SC of Ibadan.

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