Works Minister on 2013 Ministerial Platform
By Ismail Musa
The Federal Ministry of Works in the past two years has completed thirty two Federal Road projects amounting to one hundred and twenty six billion Naira. This was disclosed by the Minister of Works, Mike Onolememen during the 2013 Ministerial Platform.
The Ministerial Platform which began last year is an initiative of the Federal Ministry of Information with the aim of promoting good Governance through accountability and popular participation by the Citizenry.
The Mid-term report on the achievements of the present administration through the Federal Ministry of Works, indicates that out of the 168 abandoned projects, inherited by the Ministry, 80 critical projects are either completed or works in progress.
Critical among the projects recorded in the Ministry include the ongoing dualization of major routes linking the six geo-political zones, the Benin – One Road, Loko – Oweto Bridge and the Second Niger Bridge projects among others.