Business FG Owes 16 States N580bn on Rehabilitated Roads [See List of States]



The federal government owes 16 states the sum of N580.5 billion for the various rehabilitation works carried out on some federal roads in their territories.

The revelation was made at the public hearing of the joint House of Representatives committees on works and finance chaired by Representative s Toby Okechukwu (PDP, Enugu) and Babangida Ibrahim Mahuta (APC, Katsina) yesterday in Abuja.

The public hearing was to ascertain the claims by state governments of expenditures incurred on the rehabilitation of federal roads in their states.

Here is the breakdown of states being owed by the federal government:

Akwa Ibom N75.9 billion
Zamfara N57.92bn
Anambra N43.427bn
Oyo, N32.93bn
Enugu, N25.930bn
Cross River, N25.701bn
Ebonyi, N21.85bn
Plateau, N19bn
Sokoto, N13.103bn
Kwara, N12.855bn
Ekiti State with over N11bn
Abia, N5.2bn
Adamawa N4bn
Gombe, N3.851bn and Bauchi, N1.9bn

Source: Dailytrust


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