Enterprise Television- Nigeria Approves N33bn for Bida-Lapai-Lambata Road
The federal government has approved N33 billion for the construction of the Bida-Lapai-Lambata road.
Minister of state for Power, Works and Housing, Mustapha Baba Shehuri, disclosed that after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa.
He further explained that the Bida-Lapai-Lambata road in Niger State is a very important road linking South West to the Northern part of the country.
The costs is said to be N33 billion, he also said that, “The road is about 123.9 kilometers and is the second road that connects South West to the North.”
He also disclosed that FEC approved N224 million for extension of consultancy service for 215 megawatts power plant in Kudendan in Kaduna State.
The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, also disclosed that the FEC approved N6 billion for aviation equipment from two memos presented to the council.
Sirika said that N2.588 billion was approved for Aerotical Information System (AIS) that will give accurate information including weather information to pilots and aviators.
He said that the council approved N1.188 billion to upgrade the airports in Lagos and Abuja to category three in order to provide Instrument Landing System (ILS) in the country against harsh weather conditions.
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