The roads are in different states of Nigeria.
The Executive Council of the Federation, FEC, on Wednesday approved contracts worth over N42 billion for the rehabilitation of roads across different states of the federation.
The Minister of Information, Labaran Maku, stated this while briefing journalists after the weekly FEC meeting chaired by President Goodluck Jonathan. He said the approvals followed a memo brought by the Minister of Works, Mike Onolememen.
Mr. Maku said the council approved four contracts for the rehabilitation of three federal roads in Kogi/Kwara, Bauchi/Plateau and Adamawa states and dualisation of one federal road in Kano State.
According to a working document of the FEC share to journalists, “Council approved the award contract for the rehabilitation of Ilorin-Omuaran-Kabba road in Kwara/Kogi states in the sum of N8,217,373,106.17 (Eight Billion, Two Hundred and Seventeen Million, Three Hundred and Seventy-three thousand, one hundred and six Naira, Seventeen kobo) with a completion period of 36 months.
“Council also approved the award of contract for the dualisation of Kano-Katsina road phase 1: Kano town at Dawanau roundabout Katsina state border in Kano state in the sum of N14,078,252,565.88 ( fourteen billion, seventy eight million, two hundred nd fifty two thousand, five hundred and sixty five Naira, Eighty-eight kobo) with a completion period of 30 months.”
“Council also approved the award of contract for the rehabilitation of Tumu-Pindiga-Kashere (Gombe state)- Futuk-Yalo (Bauchi state) Bashar-Dengi (Plateau state road : construction of Yalo-Bashar-Dengi Section) in Bauchi state/Plateau state, in the sum of N3,076,381,622.74 ( Three billion, seventy six million, three hundred and eighty one thousand, six hundred and twenty two Naira, seventy four kobo) with a completion period of 18 months.”
“After deliberations, Council approved the award of contract No.6210 for the rehabilitation of Ilorin-Jebba- Mokwa-Birnin- Gwari- Kaduna road section 1.”
“The other is the Ilorin- Jebba (93.6KM long single carriage way) in Kwara state I. Favour of Messrs CGC Nig. limited in the sum of N14, 587,233, 292.17 with completion period of 24 months”.
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