Saturday, July 20Nigeria's Authoritative Maritime News Magazine
Shadow

Tag: Brass local government areas of Bayelsa State

Jubilation in Bayelsa as Fashola flags off Nembe /Brass Road

Jubilation in Bayelsa as Fashola flags off Nembe /Brass Road

News Feature
There was celebration in Nembe and Brass local government areas of Bayelsa State on Thursday as the long-awaited road project linking both riverine councils was flagged off by the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, at Nembe. The project, which is one of the three senatorial roads in the state, had been on the drawing board of successive administrations in the country from the colonial era in the 1940s. The Governor Douye Diri administration, which made it one of its campaign promises to people of the area, revived the project with the first phase of 21km and 10 bridges awarded to Setraco Nigeria Limited for N54.1billion. The road when completed will open up the Brass Island, which has key national economic assets such as the Agip oil export terminal, the ongoing...