The Federal Government took another step in the construction of the second Niger Bridge with cabinet's approval of engineering design of the link roads connecting the bridge to Onitsha and Asaba.
Minister of Power, Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola who briefed newsmen at state house Abuja after the Federal Executive Council meeting revealed that the aproval was valued at N150.2 million

In a related development, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved appointments of Sovereign Wealth Agency Board members.
The approval was announced on Wednesday. It said the list had earlier been approved by its governing council.
National Economic Council, NEC, during its last meeting received the list of nominees.
The list of the new board nominees includes: Olajide Zeitlin – Chairman,  Bello Maccido,Lois Laraba Machunga-Disu, Urum Kalu Eke, Halima Buba,Asue Ighodalo.
The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority is a Federal Government-owned Investment Agency which was established to manage the fund set aside for investments in real and financial asset in strategic sectors of the economy.