Federal Government Approves Increase Of East-West Road Contract Cost To Over Five Hundred Billion Naira

Written by on November 3, 2022

The Federal Executive Council has approved the variation in the sum of contract for East-West road project sections 1-4 from Warri to Port Harcourt, Eket, Oron, by Two Hundred And Sixty Billion Naira, bringing the total amount required for it to Five Hundred And Six Billion Naira.

The variation was part of the decisions reached by the council presided over by Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Wednesday.

According to the spokesman of the Vice President, Laolu Akande, who briefed correspondents on the issue, the variation followed a memorandum presented to the council by the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, as part of efforts to provide succor and resolve issues around the recent floods.

Fashola also got FEC’s nod for the award of contracts for the urgent repairs, and special general maintenance of a few roads nationwide.


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