FG Assures Motorists Of Commitment To Road Infrastructure
The Federal Government has assured the Public of its commitment to infrastructure development in the country, adding that all roads affected by flash floods are noted and are receiving required attention.
Speaking in the Ministry after receiving an interim report of on- the -spot assessment of the Abuja -Lokoja flash flood and the bridge in Gwaram Local Government Area of Jigawa State, The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Works and Housing Babangida Hussaini, stated that the Ministry was looking into all the issues of flooding on the nation’s roads
On the Abuja -Lokoja road , he said the flash flood at the weekend was caused by excessive rain and that as soon as the rain subsided , the flood receded, and the road has been opened to traffic since Saturday.
On the bridge in Gwaram Local Government Area of Jigawa State the Permanent Secretary noted the prompt response of Jigawa State by diverting traffic to an alternative route and commenced repair works on the bridge immediately, he therefore commended the state governments and the stakeholders for their efforts in supporting Mr. President’s commitment to road and infrastructure development.
He assured the Jigawa State Government of the Ministry’s technical support as at when needed. He said the professionals in the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing are always available to provide technical support to states in all the roads and bridges construction activities.
FASHOLA RECEIVES PRESIDENT AND OTHER MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE MEMBERS OF THE NIGERIAN INSTITUTION OF ESTATE SURVEYORS AND VALUERS IN ABUJA
Hon. Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola,SAN (left) being presented a plaque by the President,Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV), ESV. Sir Emmanuel Okas Wike(right) during a courtesy visit by the Management Committee of the Institution at the Ministry of Works and Housing Headquarters, Mabushi, Abuja on Friday, 10th September 2021.
FASHOLA INSPECTS THE ONGOING RECONSTRUCTION, REHABILITATION AND EXPANSION OF THE LAGOS -IBADAN EXPRESSWAY(SECTION II: SHAGAMU INTERCHANGE - IBADAN) AT THE FORMER TOLL GATE IBADAN
A view of the ongoing Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Expansion of the Lagos -Ibadan Expressway (Section II: Shagamu Interchange - Ibadan) from the former Toll Gate Ibadan during an inspection visit by the Hon. Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, SAN on Wednesday, 15th September 2021.INSET: Hon. Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, SAN (right) speaking with journalists shortly after the inspection of the ongoing Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Expansion of the Lagos -Ibadan Expressway (Section II: Shagamu Interchange - Ibadan) at the former Toll Gate Ibadan on Wednesday, 15th September 2021.