Buhari Will Complete Second Niger Bridge – Osinbajo

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Yemi Osinbajo, Vice President, has said his principal, President Muhammadu Buhari will complete the Second Niger Bridge.

Mr Osinbajo. according to his spokesman, Laolu Akande, made the remarks on while addressing reporters immediately after he concluded inspection of the project at the Asaba end on Friday.

”The Second Niger Bridge is so important for the economy of the South-east and for the Nigerian economy, and of course, it is not just the bridge, there are the access roads, which are also very important,” the number two citizen was quoted to have said in a Saturday statement.

“It is obvious so much progress has been made here; it is an important project that the president is committed to completing.

“In the past 18 months or so, a lot of work has been done and I came to see for myself.

“As you can see, the foundation goes all the way down, and this is just the Asaba end of the bridge. There is also the Anambra end of the bridge, so it is a lot of work.

“There is a huge number of people who are also benefiting in various ways as the project progresses,” he added.

Former presidents in the country, POLITICS TIMES recalls, had at different times, during their reign, promised to complete the project but failed to do so.