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Federal government to begin work on Ibom Deep Seaport to in April

The Federal Government has revealed that work on the proposed $2.5 billion Ibom Deep Seaport, a Public-Private Partnership -PPP project, is slated to start on or before April 2019.

Speaking in Uyo during a High-Level Stakeholders Retreat on Public-Private Partnership –PPP, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Infrastructure, Imeh Okon, who said that the essence of the retreat was to bring stakeholders together to deliberate and develop on policies that would be suitable for the country, added that the project would change the landscape of infrastructure in Nigeria.

She added that the country has spent N2.7 trillion on infrastructure development in the last three years and said that N100 billion had been injected into rail projects.

She said that the Federal Government was committed to the development of infrastructure in the country, adding that infrastructural development would enhance growth.

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