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FEC approves N206b for 11.9 km 2nd Niger Bridge

Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday approved a contract of N206 billion for the construction of 11.9 kilometre link roads for the 2nd Niger Bridge across Anambra and Delta States.

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said that the contract which include provision of associated infrastructure for the bridge, l was awarded to Julius Berger, the civil construction giant already handling the entire project.

The work is expected to be completed within 42 weeks.

According to the Information minister, the Public Private project (PPP) arrangements of the previous administration for the 2nd Niger bridge had failed, but that the Buhari government has opted to complete it.



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