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AFDB TO PARTNER NIGERIA ON COASTAL, TRANS SAHARA HIGHWAYS.

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The African Development Bank, AfDB has reassured Nigeria of its commitment to fund the construction of some sections of the Coastal and Trans-Saharan highways.

The Seven hundred kilometre coastal roads will run from Lagos to Calabar in Cross River State while the trans-Sahara will link Ogoja, also in Cross River to Cameroon.

Its Director, Infrastructure and Urban Development, Mike Salawou, who led a delegation to the Minister of Works, Dave Umahi in Abuja, said the AfDB has a mandate to contribute to the economic and social developments of its member states.

Salawou added that the bank was prepared to partner with Nigeria by providing technical and financial support for the development of its road infrastructure.

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