Friday, 30 September 2016

FG Spends N73bn On Road Projects Nationwide – Fashola

The Federal Government has so far spent N73 billion on road projects across the country.
Mr Babatunde Fashola, the Minister for Power, Works and Housing, disclosed this at the 22nd National Council of Works meeting in Katsina, yesterday.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the meeting has “Prioritisation and Optimisation of Allocated Road Infrastructure Funds” as its theme.
The minister said that the expenditure had been worth it because it would enhance the socio-economic development of the country.
He added that the amount spent was part of the N266 billion appropriated in the 2016 federal budget.