FG Approves N6.3 Billion For Maintenance Of Pavement Of Third Mainland Bridge
The Federal Executive Council has approved a contract for the pavement of the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos.
This was disclosed by the Minister of Works & Housing, Babatunde Fashola, while briefing State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa on Wednesday.
He said that maintenance would address public concerns about potholes on the bridge. “And this was approved in the sum of N6.3 billion for a period of 24 months”.
“We presented 2 memoranda to the council, both were approved; the first is with regards to contract cost revision by way of augmentation for the old Enugu-Onitsha road from Opi junction all the way to Udi-Oji to Anambra border in Enugu State.
“The augmentation was in the sum of N17 billion which revised the contract sum to N49 billion with an additional completion time of 42 months,’’ Fashola said.
The minister explained that the 2nd contract was a fresh contract for the maintenance of the pavement of the third mainland bridge.