Wike embarks on 49 road rehabilitation in FCT The

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The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Nyesom Wike has inaugurated Phase 11 of the rehabilitation and resurfacing of 49 roads in Asokoro and environs.

The minister had inaugurated Phase I of the project in September, covering 135 roads in Garki District, making a total 184 roads being rehabilitated within the FCT.

He said the move had become necessary to give the Federal Capital it’s pride of place.

He said, “today we are inaugurating the second phase of the road rehabilitation and resurfacing in FCT.

“In September, we flagged the resurfacing in Garki District and today we are flagging that of Asokoro District.

“President Bola Tinubu has given a marching order to me and the FCT Minister of State, Dr Mariya Mahmoud, to transform FCT to a befitting city.”

The minister further said, “this is because of his commitment to improving the welfare and livelihood of residents of Abuja.”

He said similar projects would be inaugurated in Maitama District and Wuse before the end of 2023.

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Wike assured the public that the roads would be completed before May 2024.

The minister thanked the National Assembly for the speedy passage of the N61.6 billion supplementary budget to fund the implementation of projects in the FCT.

“We must commend President Tinubu-led administration for the foresight because when we came, all contractors had abandoned sites and now we have turned Abuja to a construction site.

“He equally asked us to complete all on-going projects because government is a continuum.”

 

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