Obaseki releases N6bn for roads rehabilitation

By Osagie Otabor, Bénin

Edo Governor Godwin Obaseki has released N6bn for road rehabilitation and repairs across the state.

Already repair works have begun in some roads like Ezoti, Reservation road, Ekenwan axis amongst others.

Special Adviser to Governor Obaseki on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, said the repair works were to enable motorists and road users have a smooth ride this yuletide.

Osagie said Obaseki places premium on infrastructure which was why he ensured roads are rehabilitated during the dry season.

He said work would intensify in the ongoing dualisation of Ekenwan road, St Saviour road and other road projects across the state.

Meanwhile, the Interim Management Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has frowned at the over N900m the commission paid to a contractor that it earlier awarded the St Saviour road to.

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