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Minister of Budget and National Planning, Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma
Minister of Budget and National Planning, Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma

Key Deliverables Of 2016 Budget

By Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma

Key Deliverables:

In addition to the projects/programmes highlighted under each of the six pillars above, other priority projects for which provisions have been made in the 2016 budget include the following: –


Road & Bridge Projects

  • Over 40 projects spread across all the geo-political zones, including:
  • N13 billion for Dualization of Kano-Maiduguri road (Sections I-V)
  • 7 billion Reconstruction and Pavement strengthening of sections of Benin-Sagamu expressway
  • 2 billion for the Construction of Oju/Loko Oweto Bridge to link Loko and Oweto with approach Roads and Oshegbudu-Oweto road
  • N13 billion for Concession of 2nd Niger Bridge
  • N6 billion for Dualisation of Odukpani-Itu-Ikot Ekpene Road in Cross River and Akwa Ibom States
  • 8 billion for Rehabilitation of Ilorin-Jebba-Mokwa-Bokani road
  • 8 billion for Rehabilitation of Sokoto-Tabuwal Kotangora-Makira Road
  • N40 billion for Lagos-Ibadan Road Section I
  • 8 billion for completion of Gombe-Numan-Yola road phase II
  • N5 billion for the Rehabilitation of Apapa-Oshodi-Oworoshoki Road
  • 6 billion for Dualization of Kano-Katsina road phase I
  • N6 billion for Dualisation of Ibadan-Ilorin Section II
  • 5 billion for Rehabilitation of Enugu-Onitsha Road
  • N2 billion for Dualisation of Sapele-Agbor-Ewu Road Section I


Power Projects

Several projects designed to optimize and deliver consistently 7,000mw of power, highlights of which are:

  • 5 billion for Construction of 215MW Gas Power Plant
  • 2 billion for Construction of 2X60MVA Connection of Gurara to National Grid
  • 7 million for Coal to Power development in Enugu, Benue, Gombe and Kogi
  • 9 million for the Completion of Ongoing Construction of ITC/TDN and Installation of Injection and Distribution Substations
  • 3 million for Completion of Small Scale Renewable Energy Power Plants Development
  • 1 billion for the Generation of 700MW from Zungeru Hydro Power Project
  • 2 million for Completion of Rural Electrification Scheme in 23 Communities in Ondo
  • 7 million for Completion of Ongoing Electrification Project in Kano State


Railway Projects

Several projects with a view to building a national rail network to move goods/people across the country, among which are:

  • 5 billion for the Completion Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri 326KM Rail Track and Structures
  • 3 billion for the Completion of Abuja (Idu) – Kaduna 186.5KM Single track Rail line
  • N60 billion counterpart funding for Lagos-Kano Standard Guage Rail Line
  • N60 billion counterpart funding for Calabar-Lagos Standard Guage Rail Line
  • 2 billion for Provision of Power, Water, Station building, Fence, etc for rail lines


Aviation Projects

Several projects designed to improve the security of our airport and airspace, including:

  • 5 million for Procurement and Illumination of Thales Navigational Aids at Kano, Jos, Minna, Maiduguri & Port-Harcourt
  • N865 million for Procurement and Installation of Airfield Lightening System at Port Harcourt, Kano, Lagos, Kaduna, Sokoto, Yobe, Akure
  • 06 billion for Airside Rehabilitation of Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja
  • 5 million for Construction of Terminal Building at Enugu Airport
  • N2 billion for Purchase of Calibration Aircraft and Equipment
  • 4 million for Procurement, Illumination and Flood Lightening of 16 Airports


Water Projects

Several projects designed to improve water supply for agriculture, power, drinking and sanitation nationwide, highlights of which are:

  • 1 million for construction of Hadejia Valley Irrigation Project
  • 2 million for supply/installation of pressurised/centre pivot irrigation system nationwide
  • 13 million for rehabilitation of Adani irrigation project
  • N100 million for World Bank Assisted Urban Water Sector Reform Project
  • N200 million for ADB assisted Rural Water Supply/Sanitation initiatives
  • 2 billion for construction of Dam Embankment, Spillway, Inlet and Outlet Structures at Jare Earth Dam
  • 5 billion construction of Dam Embankment at Kashimbila Dam
  • 46 million for construction Dam Embankment at Adada River Dam
  • N1 billion for construction of Dam Embankment at Ile-Ife
  • N500 million for construction of Dam Embankment at Galma Dam
  • N1 billion for Construction of 200nos. Solar Motorized Boreholes Nationwide


Housing Projects

N35.6 billion for construction of 1,973 blocks of 7,068 Housing Units in 6 Geo-Political zones and FCT

Agriculture Projects

Several projects in pursuit of the nation’s goal of self-sufficiency/food security, including:

  • 3 billion for construction of Rehabilitation of Rural Roads
  • 3 billion for support to 187,500 Farmers
  • 7 million for Extension Services
  • N940 million for Development of Strategic Grazing Reserves
  • N940 million for Price Stabilization/Buy-Back/Price Guarantee Scheme 

Education Projects

Several initiatives towards improving standards and access to education nationwide, including:

  • 1 million secondary schools quality assurance programme across 6 geo-political zones
  • 1 million for statutory visitation and monitoring of 90 Federal tertiary institutions
  • 1billion for servicing ongoing and new local and foreign scholarships 

Health Projects

Several programmes/projects designed to significantly improve health indices across the nation, highlights of which are:

  • 6 billion for vaccines, devices and operations programmes for Polio, Measles, Yellow Fever etc.
  • 3 billion counter-part contributions for procurement and distribution of Antiretroviral drugs and contraceptive commodities

Special Intervention Projects

N500billion social intervention projects in 5 areas namely:

  • Job Creation: 500,000 teachers and 100,000 artisans – N191.5 bn
  • School Feeding: 5.5 million children for 200 school days – N93.1 bn
  • Conditional Cash Transfer: N5,000/month for 1 million beneficiaries – N68.7bn
  • Enterprise Programme: Support for 1 million market women; 460,000 artisans and 200,000 agric workers -N140.3bn
  • STEM Education Grant: For 100,00 students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics – N5.8bn
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