Vice President, Yemi Osibanjo has said during President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to China, he negotiated with them about the second Niger Bridge and East West Road.
Osibanjo spoke during a funeral mass for Late Roseline Ezinma Akabueze, mother of Ben Akabueze, the Director General, Budget Office, Abuja at St Gabriel Church,Ifitedunu, Anambra State.
He reiterated the Federal Government’s resolve to ensure the completion of work on the Bridge and other federal projects in the South East region.
“President Buhari went to China to negotiate with them about the second Niger Bridge and East-West road,’’ he said.
He said everything had been put in place to ensure the completion of Enugu-Onitsha expressway.
Mr. Osinbajo urged the National Assembly to consider and accommodate all the federal projects during their deliberations on the budget.
He said that one of the cardinal principles of Buhari administration is fairness, which according to him has allowed every political zone the opportunity to benefit in his government.
Gov. Willie Obiano recalled that Ifitedunu community had benefited immensely from his administration, especially in the area of appointments.