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FG promises to refund states that rehabilitate federal roads

30 January 2016, 18:20

Abuja - The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola (SAN), has said that the federal government is making plans to refund states for work done on federal roads.

He said that President Muhammad Buhari has constituted a committee to verify claims made by states that want refund for work done on federal roads.

The minister disclosed this while on a nationwide inspection, verification and fact finding tour of projects under his ministry, which he began on Monday.

The minister visited Benue, Nasarawa and Plateau states during the week to see the state of work at several power, road, housing and other infrastructural projects and facilities under the ministry.

Fashola also said that the transport and education ministers would be embarking on similar trips in line with the responsibilities given to the committee.

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