Bad roads: NLC declares Fashola ‘persona non-grata’ in Ogun

October 27, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ogun state chapter, has declared the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, a ‘persona non-grata’ over bad roads. The NLC said it is disappointed that he failed to fulfill his promises on the collapse portion of Sango road. Speaking at a protest held Wednesday, the state chairman of the labour union, Comrade Emmanuel Bankole Read More

Fashola urges caution on privatisation of more public enterprises

October 26, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has among other stakeholders asked for caution in the privatisation of more public enterprises. He said most of those sold have literally disappeared.Fashola who was at the House of Representatives Monday for a public hearing on a bill seeking a repeal of the public enterprise privatisation act, and to enact the public assets Read More

Reps task Fashola on repair of Onitsha-Owerri highway, others

September 22, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

The House of Representatives, has urged Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, to urgently commence emergency repairs of the failed portion of Onitsha-Owerri expressway and bad portions of other federal roads with similar conditions across the country. While directing the minister to investigate the ongoing failure of strategic portions of the Enugu-Port Harcourt expressway as the contractor is still Read More

Fashola extends Lagos-Ibadan expressway vacation deadline

August 30, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola has extended the Right of Way (RoW) evacuation deadline for mechanics operating under Berger/Kara Bridge, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, to November 30. Fashola extended the ultimatum during the inspection of the bridge last Thursday in Lagos. He lamented that the technicians, operating under the auspices of the Nigeria Automobile Technicians Association, (NATA), Ojodu Read More

Sanctions against erring engineers should be regular – Fashola

August 11, 2021 Tope Sunday 0

The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), Tuesday, said unprofessional or unethical engineers should be promptly sanctioned. The sanction, which he said, should be in accordance with the rule of law, according to him, is to prevent them from adversely affecting the national prosperity objectives. Fashola spoke at the 29th Engineering Assembly Organised by the Council Read More