FEDERAL MINISTRY OF POWER, WORKS & HOUSING

FMPWH

Font Size

LATEST PRESS
12 July, 2018

FEC Approves Reconstruction Of Roads In The Country

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday approved N35.6billion for reconstruction of roads and bridge in the country.

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, disclosed this when he briefed State House correspondents at the end of the Council’s meeting held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The Minister said N8.9 billion of the amount was approved for construction of Ikom bridge and road in Calabar, Cross River.

According to him, the road and bridge has a completion period of 24 months and when completed, will create access to the port for trailers to move freely with their containers.

The Minister said that N11.78 billion was approved for Nguru –Gashua – Balmari road in Yobe State, while N8.6 billion was approved for Ilorin – Kishi road in Kwara State.

He said the Council also approved N5.4 billion for another road project in Abia State,

He disclosed that N933 million was also approved for automatic meter reading equipment for Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN).

“The other project that was approved relates to power and this is the approval to procure at the request of the TCN an automatic meter reading machine and services – that will include the installation of equipment and also the training of engineers, auditors, IT engineers who will operate and maintain the system.

“The total installation period is 18 months, supply and installation,’’ he said. According to Fashola, the wholesale meters are different from the retail meters, saying that smooth implementation of the wholesale meters would help in dispute resolution as data can be easily produced online and eliminate all delays in the system.

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who fielded a question on the controversy surrounding NYSC exemption certificate of the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, said the federal government had already responded to the allegation via statement from the NYSC.

He said: “The government has spoken. NYSC is part of government and I have nothing to add to what the NYSC has said.’’

Records 3 of 130
PHOTO NEWS
2 March, 2018

REHABILITATION OF TUMU PINDIGA KSHERE GOMBE STATE FUTUK YALO BAUCHI STATE BASHAR DENGI PLATEAU STATE ROAD

Rehabilitation of Tumu Pindiga Kshere Gombe State Futuk Yalo Bauchi State Bashar Dengi Plateau State Road

Click To View More Pictures

POWER NEWS
PHOTO NEWS
17 September, 2017

FASHOLA SENATOR ABARIBE OTHERS AT THE GUARDIAN POWER SUMMIT 2017 IN LAGOS

Hon Minister of Power Works HousingMr Babatunde FasholaSAN middle Chairman Senate Committee on PowerSenator Enyinnaya Abariberight and Chairman Editorial Board of The Guardian Newspapers Professor Wale Omole left during The Guardian Power Summit 2017 with the theme Beyond Rhetoric Turning Nigerias Power Sector Value Chain Potentials to Profitat the Four Points By Sheraton Victoria Island Lagos on Monday 14th September 2017

Click To View More Pictures

4TH NATIONAL COUNCIL ON POWER (NACOPP)
Records 1 to 2 of 40 Download(s)