Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari has of today promised Nigerians that the 11.9km Second Niger Bridge, 120 km Lagos-Ibadan Expressway and other key projects under the Presidential Infrastructure Development Fund (PIDF) would be completed before the end of his tenure in 2023.
The President gave the assurance at the opening of a two-day Mid-Term Ministerial Performance Review Retreat put together to assess the progress made so far concerning the nine key priorities of his Administration.
This is the third edition since the second term of president Buhari’s administration where he used the opportunity to highlight some of the Federal Government’s notable achievements in the last two years.
He listed accomplishments in the areas of infrastructure, transportation, economy, electricity supply, the petroleum industry, among others.
In view of the importance of this year’s retreat, President Buhari announced that he would sit through all the sessions to listen to the cumulative assessment of this administration’s performance over the last 2 years.
Equally, the President would join in discussions on the best approach and strategies to implement planned policies, programmes and projects that can significantly diversify the economy away from its dependence on oil revenue, while sustaining the current economic growth trajectory.