FG Inaugurates Road, Gully Erosion Intervention Project At UNIBEN

The Federal Ministry of Works and Housing handed over 100-meter internal road and gully erosion intervention project to the University of Benin management.

In a speech at the ceremony in Benin, the Minister, Babatunde Fashola, said the infrastructure gap in the country was steadily being bridged and had reached the schools.

Fashola, who was represented by the Federal Controller of Works in Edo, Razaq Aransiola, said the quality of education would be impacted by the quality of learning environment from the improved infrastructure in the institutions.

He said that 18 additional roads were ready to be handed over and that 19 were receiving attention in other institutions across the country, bringing the number to 83.

Earlier in an address of welcome, the Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Lilian Salami, thanked the State and Federal Governments for their laudable intervention projects in the institution.