Reps fix December for Lagos-Sagamu expressway completion
House of Representatives ad hoc committee on oversight inspection visit to projects funded by the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) has set December 2023 completion date for Lagos-Sagamu Expressway.
The team, which inspected the Lagos -Sagamu Expressway, lauded the works executed by Julius Berger Nigeria Plc at the expressway and at the Second Niger Bridge, describing them as impressive.
Speaking before the physical inspection of the project, Chairman of the committee, Ademorin Kuye, underscored the expertise employed by Julius Berger for the effective construction of the ever-busy highway.
Accompanied by other members of the House Ad hoc Committee, the chairman, at the end of their inspection of the project, expressed satisfaction with the job done by Julius Berger so far.
He encouraged communities along the project corridor to be at peace with Julius Berger, adding that the project will be completed this year.
According to him, their mission was to investigate the funding of some key infrastructural projects, being funded by NSIA nationwide.
He said: “We all know the importance of this road towards the overall economic development of the country. Nobody can doubt that Julius Berger has done a great job here. The good engineering works of the project speaks eloquently of top quality and durability. The company has done well.”
Also, during the tour of the Second Niger Bridge project, the committee members praised the expertise of Julius Berger.
Kuye explained that there was a need to ensure that the funding by NSIA was judiciously spent.
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