The Federal Government is committed to the completion of ongoing projects in the South East including the second Niger bridge, East West road and others, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
Prof. Osinbajo gave the assurance in his remarks earlier today in Ifitedunu, Anambra State,
at the funeral service of Mrs. Roseline Akabueze mother of the Director-General of Budget Office, Mr. Ben Akabueze.
He said President Muhammadu Buhari is indeed a fair-minded and just leader that takes into account, the interest of all Nigerians regardless of their backgrounds,
He however reiterated the present administration’s commitment to the unity and prosperity of Nigeria regardless of the challenges.
“Every time we talk about fairness, we must talk about justice; when we talk about unity, we must talk about justice and I believe that is the fair thing to do,’’ the Vice President added.
Prof. Osinbajo also assured the people of the South-East of the Federal Government’s commitment to complete key projects embarked upon in the region.
He said: “about the request concerning the second Niger bridge and the east-west road and several of these projects, I want to say that the president himself went to China to negotiate the loan for the second Niger bridge.
“Aside from that, the Lagos-Calabar rail line passing through states in this region, the president also, personally, went to negotiate the loan.