Bode George has called on the minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola to focus on repairing roads instead of talking about 2023 presidency.
Fashola, during a town-hall meeting organised by the Ministry of Information and Culture and the National Orientation Agency on Thursday, October 18, 2018, said “Do you know that power is rotating to the South-West after the completion of Buhari’s tenure if you vote for him in 2019?
“A vote for Buhari in 2019, means a return of power to the South-West in 2023. I am sure you will vote wisely,” according to reports.
According to Daily Post, George said “Fashola is the Minister of Works. Look at the key major roads from the ports, they are in deplorable state and these roads are the gateway to the nation’s economy.
“It costs a container to be moved from Apapa ports to Tin- Can to Ikeja N1million. Just one container and that is what it will cost the same container from Shanghai in China to Lagos.
“So, the minister needs to fix those roads now instead of postulating about 2023. These roads have not been maintained for years.
“If goods cannot come out fast from the ports, it will affect those who are buying and selling and if things cannot go into the ports for export, how would people make money.
“Fashola should be concerned about fixing these roads before May 2019 because he would come back someday to give account to the people.”
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