2nd Niger Bridge still on course – FG
The Federal Ministry of Works has dismissed reports suggesting that work on the second River Niger Bridge has been suspended due to non-compliance with environmental laws.
A statement issued by the ministry`s director of information, Bisi Agbonhin, said work on the River Niger Bridge project continues to progress according to schedule.
“We are ensuring timely completion of the Bridge, which is set to be executed under the Public Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement for a concessional period of 25 years through the Design, Build, Finance, Operate and Transfer (DBFOT) model,” the ministry said.
“Under an Early Works Arrangement, the nominated EPC contractor, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc has commenced full mobilization to site and timely execution of scheduled activities is anticipated,” it further explained.