The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, says the Bonny-Bodo road project in Rivers will further boost Nigeria’s economy upon completion.
A statement by Stephen Kilebi, a spokesperson for the ministry on Monday, said Ms Ahmed spoke when she inspected the project.
The minister also inspected the Nigeria Liquified Natural Gas (NLNG) plant in Bonny Island.
She said the 38km road was one of the NLNG’s corporate social responsibility projects to boost infrastructure development in partnership with the federal government.
M Ahmed said the road had three bridges; the Afa bridge measuring 501.5m; the Opobo bridge measuring 713.5m; and the Nanabie bridge, with 448.5m.
“This road has infrastructural benefits which will bring in opportunities to the people of Bonny and Nigeria at large,” she said.
The minister expressed satisfaction with the project and reiterated the federal government’s support to realise the…