The Nigerian Government has approved about N27.07billion for the Bodo-Bonny Road and Bridge in Rivers State, and the Idah-Nsukka Road.
The Bodo-Bonny Road is the first road link between the Bonny Island to other parts of Rivers State in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria, while the Idah-Nsukka Road links Kogi State and Enugu State.
The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola stated this while briefing the media after Wednesday’s meeting of the Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari.
“The first was to appoint the consultant to undertake the supervision consultancy for the construction of Bodo-Bonny Road and Bridge, which was previously awarded by Council.
“So, we now have a consultant helping to supervise what the contractor is doing. The supervision consultancy was awarded at the sum of N895, 250, 000.00k to a group called Tell Consultants.”
He said that the Council approved the contract for the sum N26.172billion.