Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo has said President Muhammadu Buhari had gone to China to negotiate with them about the second Niger Bridge and East-West road, as part of his commitment towards the completion of the projects.
Osinbajo disclosed this during a funeral mass for late Roseline Akabueze, the mother of Ben Akabueze, the Director-General, Budget Office, at St Gabriel Catholic Church, Ifitedunu, Anambra State.
According to him, “President Buhari went to China to negotiate with them about the second Niger Bridge and East-West road.”
He also said that everything had been put in place to ensure the completion of Enugu-Onitsha expressway.
Osinbajo urged the National Assembly to consider and accommodate all the federal projects during their deliberations.
He re-stated that one of the cardinal principles of Buhari administration was fairness, which according to him has offered every political zone the opportunity to benefit from his government.
Dignitaries present include the Minister of Labour, Chris Nwabueze Ngige and the Minister for Budget and National Planning, Udo Udoma.