N’Assembly Demands Alternative Funding for East-West Road.

The National Assembly has advised the Federal Government to explore alternative funding sources to ensure the completion of the East-West road, which requires  a total of N141 billion to meet its December 2014 completion timeline set out by the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs.
The lawmakers also believed that being a massive project, 2015 completion target should be pursued to ensure quality, considering funding challenges, the topography of the region and weather factor.
Speaking at the weekend after inspecting the road with the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Orubebe, members of the Senate and House of Representatives Committees led by their chairmen—Senator James and Honourable Warman Ogoriba respectively,  told journalists that the federal government needed to explore alternative  funding sources to ensure the completion of the all-important road.
Details to follow.