The Suleja-Minna road project is a dualization project for the Agaei-Baro Port road, which connects the Lambata-Bida highway in Niger State, Nigeria. Construction on the second phase of the project is progressing steadily and its official delivery date has been set for January 2024.
However, the Nigerian Federal Government predicted that the Suleja-Minna road project would be completed before 2024. Especially since funding for the project is currently available.
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The director of Highways Construction and Rehabilitation, Folorunsho Esan, mentioned that various aspects of the Suleja-Minna road project were currently underway. He said the earthwork, the pavement work, and even the asphalt laying were progressing smoothly.
According to Esan, the construction crew has poured asphalt on 14km and Earthwork has been completed on 32 km, with 18 km remaining.
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Nigeria starts Phase II dualization of Suleja-Minna road in Niger state
The construction of the Suleja-Minna road phase II in Niger State has commenced. The flag off of the 40km road dualization project was conducted by the minister of Works, Mike Onolememen in Bonu last week.
Undertaking the construction project will be been described as a fulfillment of the president’s transformation agenda as the road will connect the North-West of the country to the Federal Capital Territory to reduce vehicular traffic along the route.
The US$113.55m project has been awarded to Salini Nigeria Limited and is expected to be completed within 48 months. According to Minister Onolememen, the construction project will also include setting up an additional 55.4km carriageway and having Minna town rehabilitated.