FG cant refund states money spent on federal roads yet– Umahi
The Federal government cannot refund money spent on Federal Roads by State Governments for now, says Works Minister David Umahi.
Mr Umahi made this known on Thursday when he visited Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State in Ibadan.
The Minister is on a twi-day working visit to Oyo State.
”The economy right now will not permit any commitment by the federal government.
”However, records of such road projects done by the states would be kept and could be revisited when the economy improves,” he said.
He commended Mr Makinde for his administration’s intervention in road projects.
The minister said that the intervention was alleviating the suffering of people.
“Be it state or federal roads, we are one government. The aim and oath of office is to place the welfare of the people ahead of any other interest,” he said