Nigeria To Concession 12 Highways
The Federal Government of Nigeria, on Friday, commenced the procurement process to concession 12 highways to the private sectors under the Public Private Partnership (PPP), scheme.
The concessions arrangement tagged the ‘Highway Development and Management Initiative (HDMI), is being promoted by the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing.
It will attract investments to the tune of over N1.134 trillion.
The 12 highways selected for the pilot scheme include the Benin-Asaba, Abuja-Lokoja, Kano –Katsina, Onitsha-Owerri-Aba, Shagamu-Benin, Abuja-Keffi-Akwanga, Kano-Shuari, Potiskum-Damaturu, Lokoja-Benin, Enugu-Port Harcourt, Ilorin-Jebba, Lagos-Ota-Abeokuta, and Lagos-Badagry-Seme.
Speaking while receiving the Certificate of Compliance in Abuja, the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, said the procurement process for the highway concessions under the Highway Development and Management Initiative (HDMI) has officially commenced.