Federal government awards 206 billion naira for next phase of Second Niger Bridge

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Federal Government has awarded N206 billion contract for the main work on the Second Niger Bridge.

Mr Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing 2nd-Niger-Bridge Fashola who spoke in Abuja during an interactive session with newsmen noted that the contract was awarded to Julius Berger Construction Company.

According to him,   the project, expected to be completed in 36 months would be funded under the Presidential Infrastructure Development Fund (PIDF)

Fashola explained that the early works were preliminary projects to be completed before the main work, adding that all the early works were done in the river and not visible from the existing bridge.

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