BY Favour Nnabugwu
The Federal Government has flagged off the construction of six pedestrian bridges, estimated to cost N10million in various parts of Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory.
Minister of Works, Mr. Mike Onolememem, at the event in Abuja, yesterday, said government was committed to safeguarding the lives of its citizenry.
The six bridges are at Nnamdi Azikiwe Expressway by Tafawa Balewa Way (Old Secretariat junction); Nnamdi Azikiwe Expressway by Olusegun Obasanjo Way (Wuye junction) and Nnamdi Azikiwe Expressway by Ahmadu Bello Way (Banex Junction).
The others are at Nnamdi Azikiwe Expressway by Shehu Shagari Way (by NICON Junction); Shehu Yar’Adua Way by Okonjo-Iweala Way (VIO Mabushi Junction) and Shehu Yar’Adua Way by Ladi Kwali Way (Sheraton Hotel).