FG To Complete East-West Road By December 2014

The Federal Government has pledged to complete the East-West Road by December 2014.

Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Mr. Godsday Orubebe, gave the assurance on Monday, just as President Goodluck Jonathan said there was no plan to relocate the Petroleum Training Institute, Effurun, Delta State.

According to the minister, out of the 42 bridges and 1,040 culverts needed for the East-West Road, 36 bridges and 860 culverts had already been completed.

He added that President Jonathan has approved a financial plan that will ensure that the road project, handed over to his ministry for supervision in 2010, will be ready on schedule.

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