Federal government moves to refund state investments on roads
The Federal Government says it hopes to refund billions of naira used by state governments to repair federal roads.
This was revealed by the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola during a courtesy visit to Enugu state governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi.
The minister noted that the Federal Government had assessed claims by state governments which invested on road projects,.. adding that plans are being made to refund the money.
In his response, the governor who was represented by his deputy, Mrs Cecelia Ezeilo, appealed to the Federal Government to refund the 25 billion naira which the state expended on the rehabilitation of federal roads across the State,.. adding that the refund would assist the state in settling other critical areas of needs.