The Federal Government has directed the immediate repair on the sections of roads affected by flood in five states of the federation.
This was announced by Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), during a press briefing in Abuja on Tuesday.
The minister noted that the affected roads include Ibadan– Ile Ife road, Gombe–Bauchi road, Gombe–Darazo road; Bauchi–Ningi road, Bida–Lambata road, and Tsamiya bridge in Jigawa State.
He also assured of continuous attention to other roads with similar problem.
Fashola also said the federal government was committed to infrastructure development and will respond promptly to complaints from citizens.
He, therefore, appealed to commuters to be patient with the government as the excessive rains being witnessed has negative effect on road construction and rehabilitation.