Fashola to Senator Buhari: We Don’t Have 3,300 Road Projects in 2020 Budget Proposals,


Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, Monday restated that the Federal Government was focusing on the completion of ongoing road projects in the country as recommended by President Muhammadu Buhari in his Budget Speech at the National Assembly.

Fashola, who was reacting to a lead story in The Nation of Monday, November 11, attributed to the Chairman, Senate Committee on Land Transport, Senator AbdulFatai Buhari, quoting a figure of 3,300 as the number of road projects being presented for “next year’s budget,” noted that on the basis of the President’s mandate, the Ministry of Works and Housing recently presented a total of 504 road projects under contract to the Joint Committee of the National Assembly.

The minister, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Communications, Hakeem Bello, said it was not correct to attribute a figure of 3,300 road projects as being presented for “next year’s budget” and…

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