The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has flagged of the rehabilitation of the 73-kilometre Odukpani Junction-Ikot Okopra-Akpet 1 section of the Calabar-Ikom-Ogoja road. Fashola performed the ceremony yesterday in Akpet 1, Biase Local Government Area of Cross River State. Represented by the Minister of State in the Ministry, Mustapha Baba Shehuri He said by embarking on the project, President Muhammadu Buhari's administration has demonstrated that it was fully committed to bridging the infrastructural gap in the country, a measure he said would provide the stimulants for economic growth and ease of doing business. Fashola stated that the rehabilitation work which would be done by a local construction firm, Sermatech, would be completed in 24 months.

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