The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by Actin President Yemi Osinbajo has approved N20.6 billion for the reconstruction of two road projects in Plateau and Kwara.
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola said this when he briefed state house correspondents on the outcome of the council’s meeting held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
He said that N10.4 billion of the amount would be expended on the reconstruction of Pankshin-Balank-Yalen-Salak-Gindiri Road in Plateau, while the remaining N10.2billion would be spent on Sharre-Patigi Road in Kwara State.
In another development, the World Bank has assured rural youths who participated in the Fadama-3 additional financing graduate youths unemployment scheme, that the process and eventual disbursement of take-off grants for eligible participants would be transparent.
The bank's task team leader for Fadama project, Adetunji Oredipe, made this known after a working visit to some institutions, monitoring ongoing training for participants.