FEC Approves Ohafia-Arochukwu Road Completion
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja on Wednesday approved the release of the sum N12.088 billion for the construction of the Section two of the Ohafia to Arochukwu road.
This much was disclosed in Abuja by Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola while briefing State House Correspondents after the weekly FEC meeting.
He revealed that, “the memorandum presented by the Ministry of Works and Housing is for the Section two of the Ohafia to Arochukwu road.
This section comprises Umuahia/Bende/Ohafia road in Abia State and it was approved for construction at N12.088 billion comprising a distance of 45 kilometers to complement Section One which was previously awarded in 2018, that is the section from Bende/Arochukwu to Ohafia which was 19.27 kilometers.
“So with this award now, the entire length of the road is now under contract with the same contractor and we hope for expeditious execution,” Fashola said.