The federal government has reaffirmed its commitment to consistently support state government development initiatives.
Speaking Saturday at the inauguration of the 969-meter Rebisi double overpass in Port Harcourt, Construction and Housing Minister Babatunde Fashola, who issued a statement, also said the federal government “is not doing it. competes with the state of the federation for the implementation of the project.
The minister also emphasized that the federal government does not discriminate against the parties when returning funds to the states for federal projects completed or repaired by them.
The minister said that compensation in the amount of 78 billion N.
He thanked the Rivers government for starting construction of five overpasses in the state, including a flag over the Rebisi overpass.
“Today I have witnessed massive urban renewal and renewal in Rivers State. I thank the people and government of this state for their radical commitment to urban renewal, ”he said.
Fashola expressed hope that Port Harcourt’s status as a tourist destination will be preserved, saying the federal government is doing everything it can to complete the Enugu-Aba road.
He also gave assurances that the federal government will complete the Bodo-Bonnie road in the state of over NN 120 billion.
In his response, Rivers Gov. Niesom Wyck said that the construction of five flyovers within a year after his administration remained a record for Nigeria.
Vic, who said the opening of the Rebisi Overpass gave him the pleasure of keeping his promise to the people, added that he will soon build a sixth overpass in the state.
He called on Rivers residents to join his administration and thank Minister and President Muhammad Bukhari for “what they have done so far for Rivers State.”