Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Chief Festus Egwarewan Keyamo (SAN) has disclose why the federal government will not rehabilitate terrible roads in states of the federation.
Chief Keyamo who was responding to the address of HRM Dr. Emmanuel Sideso, Abe 1, the Ovie of Uvwie in an interactive meeting with the traditional ruler in Effurun, Uvwie LGA recently, disclosed that federal government has stopped to rehabilitate terrible roads in states of the country due to over inflating of the cost of rehabilitation and poor quality of job done by some state government in the past.
He disclosed further stated the federal government would have embarked on rehabilitation of terrible roads in some states but scarcity of funds have prevented the federal government from doing so.
Keyamo also stated that the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources would take over the resuscitation of the moribund Osubi Airstrip from the Federal Ministry of Aviation and that President Muhammadu Buhari has given an approval to that effect.
The rehabilitation of the highly terrible Effurun/Benin road and the moribund Osubi Airstrip were some of the issues raised in the spoken address of the Uvwie monarch at the event.