The Minister of Works, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has said that the Nigerian roads are not that bad as they are portrayed often.
The Minister had stated this while speaking with newsmen after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday.
Fashola stated that “The roads are not as bad as they are often portrayed. I know that this is going to be your headline, but the roads are not that bad.
“When I announce that a particular amount was approved for a contract, that doesn’t mean the amount has been paid, contrary to what you suggest.
“You are mindful also that minister of finance, different arms of government are escalating the fiscal challenges we face as a nation in trying to fund the budget”.