President Muhammadu Buhari has openly expressed the last performance review retreat of ministers in his administration. He mentioned that projects that have impacted the citizens a lot have been carried out in different sectors and zones of the country. He said his administration has tried to meet the expectations of Nigerians.
The retreat was held to discuss the progress that has happened to the execution of the Nine Priority Agenda of his Administration. In the retreat, president Buhari pointed out noteworthy progress the administration has made in sectors like Agriculture, security, health, economy, infrastructure, anti-corruption, etc.
The president addressed all the participants and guests of the meeting which included the immediate past president of Kenya who happened to be a speaker at the meeting. While addressing, he mentioned that during the administration, over 3,800 KM of roads were constructed in Nigeria. Also, he said the newly acquired aircrafts were to aid the fight against insecurity in the country.
While infrastructure, the President said: ”In recognition of the importance of critical infrastructure in economic development and the quest of this Administration to leave a lasting legacy, we have implemented high-impact projects across the length and breadth of the country that meet the yearnings and aspirations of Nigerians”.
“Ajaokuta-Warri rail line and railway ancillary facilities; the completion of over 156.5km Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge railway modernization project with extension to Lagos Port, Apapa. On road projects, this Administration has constructed 408Km of roads; 2,499Km of SUKUK roads and maintenance of 15,961Km of roads across the Country”.
”Key among these projects are the construction of 1.9km 2nd Niger Bridge linking Anambra and Delta States with 10.30km approach road; rehabilitation, construction and expansion of Lagos-Shagamu-Ibadan dual carriageway; the ongoing rehabilitation of Abuja-Kaduna – Zaria – Kano Road, among others.”
In his emphasis on the commitment of the Federal Government to infrastructural development, he mentioned the completion of the SUKUK road projects which was 941KM. Also, the reconstruction of 21 federal roads.