The Minister of Power, Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola, says the Federal Government has approved commencement of work on Nigeria-Seme-Benin Republic road project.
Fashola said this at the 12th Ministerial Steering Committee and Experts Meeting for the Abidjan-Lagos Corridor Highway Development Programme in Lome.
The Minister, who is also the chairman of the committee, said that the project would be executed in a flexible manner to improve commuter service. He added that work on the project would be done in a manner that would make it adaptable to the results of the feasibility and technical studies.
Fashola expressed delight that, while the personnel of Presidents and Ministers who launched the initiative had changed, the commitment to the project had remained unchanged.
He said that the committee had put in place, a system where meetings would now be held Quarterly.