The Permanent Secretary Federal Ministry of Work, Mr. Dauda Kigbu, has assured contractors handling various road projects in country that the ministry had swiftly resolved the outstanding issues to enable the contractors execute their jobs.
According to a statement by the director of information, Bisi Agbonhin stated that the ministry was unable to meet up some outstanding due to the pressure on the national budget and dwindling revenue available to government.
It further stated that the ministry appreciated the efforts of the federal government in confronting the challenges, particularly funding. The Perm Sec. while meeting with contractors in Abuja, revealed that the contractors has resolved to maintain some level of presence at project sites across the nation to ensure good motorable roads.
Kigbu however, stated that contractors who attended the meeting include: Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, CCECC Nigeria Limited, Gitto Construzioni General Nigeria Limited and Borini Prono & Co. Nigeria Limited. Others include : Arab Contractors Nigeria Limited, Bulletine Construction Nigeria Limited, Mothercat Construction Limited and P. W Nigeria Limited.
– Kingsley Madaki, Abuja