otufash2Federal Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, has disclosed that President Mohammad Buhari has pledged to prioritize the completion of the 2nd Niger Bridge.

The Hon. Minister made the disclosure in Asaba when he came in company of the Project Coordinator, Mr. HD Bley Julius Berger Nigeria Plc and other stakeholders to ascertain the level of works that has been done so far.

otufashAddressing the gathering of traditional rulers in Asaba in the presence of the Deputy Governor of Delta, Barr Kingsley Burutu Otuaro the Minister stated that the major reason of his visit to Delta State was to pay homage to the host communities inhabiting the immediate environment of the project, which include Anambra and Delta States to seek for full cooperation from them on behalf of the Federal Government of Nigeria towards the actualization of the famous proposed 2nd Niger Bridge.

otufash1Mr. Fashola stated that the Project is an extension of the 1st Niger Bridge which connects the Eastern and Western part of the country is one of the projects that will bring wealth creation and prosperity to the country.

The Hon. Minister noted that the 2nd Niger Bridge is a national asset which prompted the Federal Government under the administration of President Buhari to facilitate the completion of the project in a reasonable time.


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