President Buhari Set to Commission Second Niger Bridge

Written by on March 9, 2022

President Muhammadu Buhari will commission the second Niger Bridge October, his Chief of Staff, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, has stated.

Gambari, who visited the project in company of Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola and Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, on Tuesday, said the contract would be completed in April.

He said no Southeast person would have course to accuse President Buhari of not loving Ndigbo as the second Niger Bridge was one of the major projects of the present administration, adding that the President wants to make sure that all the projects in Southeast, including the second Niger Bridge are completed in record time.

The former United Nations Permanent Representative said the former administration under the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) only committed 10 billion Naira in the project that has taken up 400 billion Naira.

The Managing Director of Julius Berger company, Mr Lars Ritchter, said work would be completed by April 2nd.

Ango Bally

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