FEC approves ₦309.9 billion for concrete roads

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The Federal Executive Council has approved the sum of ₦309.9 billion for road contracts which will be handled by the Dangote Group.

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, told a media briefing after the council meeting that five road projects totalling 274.9 kilometers of federal road under the Federal Government Road Infrastructure Tax Credit Policy will be advanced by the Dangote industries as tax credit.

He explained that the move was also part of the government’s multiple funding options with the private sector.

The roads are located between Bama and Banke in Borno State, the Nnamdi Azikiwe road in Kaduna State and the Deep Sea Port access road, sections one and three in Lagos State through the Epe to Sagamu expressway.