Open Letter to the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola

Afe Babalola, SAN Since the colonial days, Ekiti State has been landlocked, airport-locked, railway locked, industry locked and power locked, a development that has adversely affected the economic development of the state. Conversely, most of the other states in the country have well built dual-carriage roads, airports and railway lines. Ekiti, with a total landmass... Continue Reading →

‘Nollywood Films Promotes Money Ritual And Kidnapping’ – Fashola

Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has alleged that most movies churned out by the Nigerian movie industry encourages money ritual and kidnapping. The former Governor of Lagos State who disclosed this while speaking on the topic ‘Insecurity: Taking actions against organized crime’ at the 4th annual public lecture/symposium organized by the United Action... Continue Reading →

Fashola Backs Sanwo-Olu On Okada, Marwa Ban

The Minister of Works and Housing and former governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), has advised Lagos residents to support the state government’s renewed enforcement of the restriction on motorcycles in some local government areas in the state. He noted that while the discomfort created by the enforcement could not be dismissed, the... Continue Reading →

Apapa-Oshodi Expressway Ready Next Year – Fashola

The Apapa-Oshodi-Oworonsoki-Ojota highway will be completed in the next 12 months, the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola has said. Fashola announced that the reconstruction of the road would be completed by the end of 2020 while inspecting the project with the President of the Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote. He said the... Continue Reading →

Fashola Blames Bad Roads On Abuses By Road Users

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has identified abuses by road users, insurgency, among others, as some of the causes of bad roads in the country The Nigerian News Reports. He stated this on Thursday at the 29th Meeting of the National Council on Works in Calabar.  The meeting, with the theme, ‘Infrastructure... Continue Reading →

Our Roads Are Not As Bad As They Say They Are – Minister of Works & Housing, Fashola

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has described the reports claiming the state of Nigeria’s roads as poor to be mere hypes Pulse NG reports. According to him: “The roads are not as bad as they are often portrayed. I know that this is going to be your headline, but the roads are... Continue Reading →

Fashola Reacts After FG Reveals How Contracts Under Him And Amaechi Were Inflated By N27bn

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Monday, said that there was no case of inflation under him. The Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) had declared that it saved more than N26.86 billion for the Federal Government in 2018 alone, by revising down inflated contract sums by government contractors. BPP in its 2018... Continue Reading →

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