David Umahi, Nigeria’s Minister of Works revealed yesterday that President Bola Tinubu has approved funds for the construction of the Second Niger Bridge bypasses, the Lagos-Ibadan highway, and the Lafia bypass. Umahi revealed this during an inspection of the Lafia bypass road and the dualization of the 9th Mile, Enugu-Otukpo-Makurdi Road Project. The projects are critical to movements across the country. Umahi also mentioned that the President had approved immediate commencement of work on sections of the Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria-Kano Road, as well as the Lagos-Ibadan highway and the Second Niger Bridge bypasses. Umahi stated his preference for using cement concrete for the roads and highlighted the importance of incorporating a flyover in the project. Governor Hyacinth Alia of Benue State commended the federal government for fulfilling the dreams of the people of Benue and expressed gratitude to the President for his support.