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FCDA earmarks N1.7bn for Abuja Airport Road



The Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) has disclosed that the reconstruction of the eight kilometre, Bill Clinton Drive, a dual carriage way leading to Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, would cost the sum of N1.7 billion.


Executive Secretary, FCDA , Jibrin Umar, who stated this, said that the contract already awarded to CCECC, a Chinese construction firm, in March, 2018, by Federal Executive Council (FEC), would commence in two weeks’ time.



The first phase of the project, involves a stretch of work that would terminate at the airport toll gate. Umar, who met with some critical stakeholders to discuss some measures put in place to ensure seamless traffic flow along the road, advised motorists to bear with the authority considering the inconveniences that the project may cause road users.


“We are aware that lots of contributions can come from stakeholders involved in the axis, to enrich their knowledge and be properly guided while the construction works go on. “It will also provide best services to residents and enhance the output of what is going to be done.



The project in the sum of N1.7 billion was awarded to CCECC, a Chinese construction firm, in March, 2018, by Federal Executive Council (FEC)”, he said. Director of Engineering, FCDA, Engr. Hadi Hassan, explained that the work would be done in phases.


According to him, the job would commence

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