Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, says Federal Government has approved commencement of work on the Nigeria-Seme-Benin Republic road project.
Special Adviser to the Minister on Communication, Hakeem Bello, made this known in a statement in Abuja.
Fashola was quoted as disclosing this at the 12th Ministerial Steering Committee and Experts Meeting for the Abidjan-Lagos Corridor Highway Development Programme in Lome.
The minister, who is also the chairman of the committee, said the project would be executed in a flexible manner to improve commuter service. Fashola added that the feasibility, technical, financial and related contracts has been signed by the stakeholders.