Lagos-Ibadan To Be Completed IN 2021 & Other Headlines

Lagos-Ibadan Road

The Sagamu-Lagos end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway project will be completed by 2021, the contractor, Julius Berger, has said.

The project, which was to be completed in 2017, was stalled due to the paucity of funds and the recent expansion.

Members of the committee are not happy about the slow pace of the work, despite the efforts and funds that had been put into it.

They also checked on the following roads:

Apapa Wharf Road, a two-kilometre concrete road being constructed by AG Dangote and expected to be completed before the end of the year

Leventis Bridge, which is expected to be completed by Julius Berger by the first quarter of 2019

Third Mainland Bridge, which would be partially closed in 2019 for rehabilitation.

Ikorodu-Sagamu Road being handled by Arab Contractors with a completion date of 2021

1.5km NNPC Mosimi Access Road, which had been stalled by a debt of N1bn.

Votes Will count in 2019 – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged Nigerians to be vigilant and insist that political parties and their candidates do the right thing, to ensure a free fair, transparent and credible elections in 2019.

INEC’s National Commissioner supervising Benue, Anambra and Enugu states, Festus Okoye, gave the advice during an interface with the media and Civil Society Organisations, in Makurdi, the Benue State capital, at the weekend.

Okoye, who stressed that the electoral umpire was working round the clock to ensure the votes of the people count, added: “We want to ensure that, at the end of the elections, the votes of the people count.”

Via The Sun

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