N38billion Budgeted For Federal Roads Cannot Repair One-Quarter Of Nigeria’s Deplorable Roads – Senate

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The Nigerian Senate has said that the N38billion proposed for the maintenance and repair of federal roads by the executive arm of the government cannot take care of one-quarter of the entire length of deplorable roads in the country. The Senate noted that the budget for federal roads was grossly inadequate, adding that nothing meaningful could be achieved in 2021 by the meagre budget. According to PUNCH, the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Federal Roads Maintenance Agency, Senator Gersome Bassey, stated this on Friday, explaining that the country required N400billion annually to maintain the federal roads across the country.…
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