Nigeria, Cameroon bridge completed, commissioning in June – Fashola

The Minister of Works, Babatunde Fashola says a new bridge that links Nigeria and Cameroon has been completed and it is awaiting commissioning.

This is coming as President Muhammadu Buhari has mobilized funds to ensure that the Badagry section of the Abidjan-Lagos Highway project is fully paid for.

The Minister made this disclosure at the review of the Abidjan-Lagos Highway Corridor project held in Abuja.

Fashola revealed that the link bridge between Nigeria and Cameroon, which was largely funded by the African Development Bank, will be commissionedgivingang a reportactivitiesesies on the various regional projects, Fashola said, “We have now completed a new link bridge that links the Republic of Nigeria, to the Republic of Cameroon, and it was funded largely by the African Development Bank something and we are hoping that the ECOWAS Commission will give us the necessary support to ensure the formal opening of that bridge sometime in June, as I’m advised by the Commissioner.”

While noting that all the preliminary works are ongoing on the Lagos-Abidjan highway project, the Minister said that the infrastructure when completed would benefit over 40 million commuters that use the route which spans over 1020 kilometers.



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