President Buhari Commissions 2nd Niger Bridge Via Zoom
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday through Zoom commissioned the 2nd Niger Bridge and six other legacy projects completed by the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing across the country.
The projects to be commissioned comprise three major bridges, three Federal Secretariats and a road.
The statement affirmed that the event will be headlined by the 2nd Niger Bridge which was conceptualized in 2005.
Other projects slated for commissioning are the Loko-Oweto Bridge across River Benue to link Benue to Nasarawa State and the Ikom Bridge in Cross River State while the Road project is the completed Section of the over 200 kilometers of Kano-Kaduna Dual Carriage Expressway and three new Federal Secretariats
The first of the Federal Secretariats at Awka is located at Executive Business District Layout, Awka South Local Government Area, Anambra State and is situated on 5.106 Hectares of land.
The presidency informed that the project was first awarded on 9th December 2011 but was practically completed and taken over by the Ministry of Works and Housing on 14th July 2022.
The Secretariat has a total of 498 Office Space, a Conference Hall, four Committee Rooms, an Exhibition Hall, a Banking Hall, a Post Office and befitting Reception. In addition, the Secretariat has lift facilities, well-laid-out parking spaces and drainages, a staff canteen, a fire hydrant and other vital facilities