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Fourth mainland bridge: Lagos to demolish 318 buildings

30 January 2014, 11:57

Lagos - The Lagos State government, on Tuesday, said that the Fourth Mainland Bridge project will be shelved for now, because 318 building will have to be demolished for the bridge to be built, according to Vanguard.

Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, Ben Akabueze and his counterpart from the ministry of Works and Infrastructure, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat revealed this  during an inter-ministerial press briefing.

Hamzat explained that a kilometer of the bridge will cost about N40 billion, and the state government have to include the demolition of 318 buildings into the project

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