FG Approves N12 Billion For Ecological Projects
The federal government has approved over N12 billion for the execution of ecological projects across the country,
Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina revealed this to Journalist while briefing them on Wednesday’s cabinet meeting presided over by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo.
Adesina said the benefitting states include Anambra, Lagos, Oyo, Akwa Ibom, Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Jigawa, Kaduna, Plateau, as well as the Federal Capital Territory and the State House.
He said: “The sum of 12, 104, 882, 000 was approved for twelve ecological projects in different geo-political zones of the country. The projects include Umunze erosion/flood control project in Anambra State, dredging and channelization of Musafejo canal in Surulere-Lagos, Ibadan flood and erosion control works in Oyo State, Ibiaku-Utui-Uroan route erosion control works in Akwa Ibom State, erosion control and rehabilitation of Hong-Kanaha road, Adamawa State, gully erosion control project in Bauchi State, Ramat Polytechnic erosion control and flood project in Borno State, erosion, flood control and road improvement works in Dutse, Jigawa State, erosion and flood control work in Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna State, flood ad erosion control project at Kanam, Plateau State, erosion control and bridges and road improvement works in Kwali Area Council Abuja and erosion control at State House-Abuja.”