FG rehabilitates 18 roads across tertiary instituitions
FG rehabilitates 18 roads across tertiary instituitions

FG rehabilitates 18 roads across tertiary instituitions

The Minister of Work and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said that the federal government has completed 18 out of the 43 road interventions within tertary institutions across the country.Fashola disclosed this yesterday at the University of Benin while commissioning  the 0.69 kilometer rehabilitated road and 0.4 kilometer concrete lined drain constructed by the ministry in the institution.He noted that the gap of infrastructural needs in the country is steadily  being bridged by a gradual process of repairs, renewal and construction  on major highways and has reached school. Represented by the Ministry’s Federal Controller of work in Edo state, Engr. Oke Owhe, said president Muhammadu Buhari’s government has stepped up to lead the process of getting infrastructural work done.”There are 43 interventions in roads within tertiary institution across Nigeria, 18 has been completed.”Today, we hand over this one in University of Benin, Edo state as a critical contribution to support education,” he said.On his part, UNIBEN Vice Chancellor, Prof Lilian Salami, commended the federal government for the intervention towards the development of the institution.Represented by Deputy Vice Chancellor, Ikponwomsa Omoruyi, said the institution believes that through partnership, the nation can achieve quality education.She  said the project is very important and useful to the institution and called for more intervention in the school.Also speaking, UNIBEN Student Union Government’s President, Egwu Benjamin, called on other federal ministries to also intervene in other areas and expressed appreciation to the federal government.

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