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Tinubu Flags Off Lagos-Calabar N15trn Highway Project, Says ‘It’s My Bragging Day’

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President Bola Tinubu has officially flagged off the 700Km Lagos-Calabar coastal highway project, estimated to cost about N15 trillion.

Tinubu who cut the tape at exactly 6:03pm in Lagos was flanked by Minister of Works, Dave Umahi, Senate President Godswill Akpabio and about eight governors, including the Chairman of the Nigerian Governor’s Forum, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq.

In his speech, the President said “it’s my bragging day”, while highlighting ten benefits of the superhighway project which cuts across eight states.“It’s my bragging day. We will do this road. We are determined to do it,” Tinubu said.

The Federal Government commenced the construction in March 2024, beginning with the first phase of the project, which stretches 47.47 kilometres from Lagos.

The project has earned the FG criticism from major opposition leaders like the presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, and his Labour Party counterpart, Peter Obi

Daily Trust

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