Opens completed sections, tasks motorists on discipline
The Federal Government yesterday said that the completion rate of the reconstruction work on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway has reached 40 per cent.Federal Controller of Works, Mr. Adedamola Kuti, who disclosed this yesterday when he led workers of the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing and other relevant stakeholders to the site of the Prayer City Magboro completed section of the 43-kilometre Road, urged Nigerians to appreciate the efforts being put in place by the contractor to ensure that the road is completed in record time.
He promised availability of funds to see the project through and urged motorists to be patient and maintain high level of discipline on the road.According to him, motorists should be patient and should show understanding that all good things have a price. He described the section of road being reconstructed as the busiest because of its strategic position, hence the need for motorists to reduce their speed to 50 kilometres per hour.
On the issue of Interchange Bridge at the Pakuro/Loto Section of the road, he assured those whose buildings were marked of compensations, saying that it is a sacrifice they have to pay for the overall good of all. Kuti, an engineer, who promised that the contractor would increase the pace of work on the road, however called for increase in the funding of the Vehicle Inspection Officers (VIOs) to ensure that only sound vehicles are on the road to reduce breaking down of vehicles on the road.
Also, the Ogun State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Mr. Clement Oladele, promised increase in patrol and enforcement of traffic laws to check the recurring traffic gridlocks on the road.He said the commission would soon commence impounding of offenders’ vehicles and eventual forfeiture to the Federal Government.The Regional Construction Manager for Julius Berger, Mr. Thomas Baizuweit, who assured of international best practices in the reconstruction of the road, said the firm had put in place measures to ensure safety on the road.
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Npower: We will Pay June Stipend and Pay July Next Week-Sadiya (Video)
Batch C Will be Enrolled by the End of The Year
All Owed Stipends will be Paid within the Week
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Volunteers who Received Double Pay in May Will not be Paid
Batch A and B will start receiving June Stipends in no distant time. The Federal Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has approved June stipend
While speaking with DW News Channel, Sadiya blamed GIFMIS as a slow but effective platform for huge credit transactions like the N-power scheme
This will be the last stipend for Batch A volunteers as they exit the programme, the Federal government is transitioning volunteers into a new level of partnership, whose details are not clear as we speak
Batch B will be eliminated same way by July ending, giving way for Batch C entrance
Here is the brief Transcription of Sadiya Farouq with Binta Zumi on DW Hausa Version
‘‘BINTA ZUMI — What can you tell us about N-Power?
SADIYA — Npower is an initiation of President Muhammad Buhari to help the unemployed graduates
BINTA ZUMI– What is the fate of Npower beneficiaries?
SADIYA — Npower is a programme design for the beneficiaries to be train and exit after two years due to some issues the first batch was not exited but right now we have exited them from the programme and batch B will also be exited by end of this month.
BINTA ZUMI — Does the government have any plan for these exited youths that were disengaged?
SADIYA — Well majority of them have established themselves and they are doing well over 100, 000 of them and those who couldn’t be able to start up any business, we are currently discussing with CBN to give them a loan from GEEP, AGSMEIS and ANCHO BORROWER and other available loans but is not going to be compulsory.
BINTA ZUMI — Some beneficiaries are asking about their June stipend
SADIYA — Those who will received have received it and for the june stipend by next week they should receive it’’
The Interview with Sadiya Umar Farook regarding the Npower Batch A & B beneficiaries are as follows:
The payment of backlogs and June stipends to Npower beneficiaries will commence this week.
Npower Batch A has already been exited from the scheme since June 30th and Batch B will follow them on July 31st, 2020.
The Hon Minister did not talk about transition and exit packages for both batches, but she says they are negotiating with CBN to put us in some plans.
The Hon Minister also did not talk about Batch B devices
Regarding batch C enrollment exercise she said the portal will be close next week but no specific date and time yet.
The minister also said they maybe enroll into the program by the end of this year.
Nigeria Singer Wizkid Hints On Expecting Baby Number 4
Nigeria singer Wizkid who already has three kids from different baby mama’s appears to have dropped a hint on expecting another baby.
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It seems singer Wizkid is not tired of making more babies.
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