Edo State Government yesterday debunked allegations by the Peoples Democratic Party that its airport road cost N17billion. It said the road project cost N4.916billion including compensation for buildings demolished, two kilometers underground drainage, sidewalks and streetlights.
State Commissioner for Environment and Public Utilities, Mr. Clem Agba, who disclosed this yesterday said the initial cost of the project was N5.2billion.
Agba said he increased the ministry’s revenue from N45million to N430million yearly. He spoke at an award ceremony for some tax payers in the state. Agba explained that the state government spent no kobo on the open portal website which the PDP claimed cost N14billion. Read more