KOGI : President Tinubu assures of timely completion of federal road projects



President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has assured the people of Kogi State that all on-going federal road projects in the State would be completed on time in order to serve Nigerians.

The Minister of Works, Engr. David Umahi made this known on Sunday while on an inspection tour of federal road projects in the state.

He stated that the President Tinubu is interested in the early completion of outstanding sections on the Lokoja-Ganaja road which failed due to impact of flood in the area and sections of the Lokoja-Okene-Auchi-Benin Highway which will now have a flyover bridge around the Obajana junction in Lokoja.

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Senator Umahi who also inspected the Felele and Akpanya sections of the Lokoja-Abuja Highway assured that work on seven critical points on the road will soon be ramped up by the federal government.

He advised contractors handling the road projects to stick to specifications of the project designs and ensure completion of the projects within approved time frame.

In his remarks, Kogi State Governor Ahmed Usman Ododo represented by the Deputy Governor, Comrade Joel Oyibo Salifu who accompanied the Minister of Works on the inspection tour commended the Federal Government of Nigeria under President Bola Ahmed Tinubu for according high priority to federal road projects in the state.

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The State Deputy Governor assured the Minister of Works of the continued cooperation and support of the Kogi State Government towards the completion of all federal road projects in the state.

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