President Buhari has on Monday stated that his government will complete 2nd Niger Bridge, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway before 2023.
The president disclosed this at the opening of a two-day Mid-Term Ministerial Performance Review Retreat organized to assess progress made towards the achievement of the nine key priorities of his regime.
Following this, he mentioned some of his notable achievements in the last two years which were mostly in areas of infrastructure, transportation, economy, electricity supply, the petroleum industry and others.
In the statement it also reads:-
‘‘Work is expected to commence very soon on the Port-Harcourt Maiduguri line and Calabar – Lagos Coastal Line to connect the Southern and Eastern States of our Country.
‘‘On transportation, we are growing the stock and quality of our road, rail, air and water transport infrastructure.
‘‘The PIDF projects are also advancing remarkably. These include the 11.9km Second Niger Bridge, 120 km Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, 375 km Abuja – Kaduna – Zaria – Kano Expressway and the East-West Road. Most of these projects are expected to be completed within this 2nd term of our Administration,’’ he was quoted by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina.