The Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday approved N27.233 billion for the construction of the Gombe-Biu road.


The Minister of Power Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola disclosed this to State House reporters at the end of the FEC meeting chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

According to him, the road will support access to agricultural facilities, power plant and boost personnel movement.

He however disclosed that the approval did not include the 9 kilometer part of the road already constructed by the state government.