The vice president of Nigeria Yemi Osinbanjo was in onitsha yesterday to flag-off of the governorship campaign of the All Progressives Congress in Anambra State, he remarked on how the APC led administration is head bent on fulfilling its campaigns promises, stating that funds have been made available for the project of the second Niger bridge from the Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF).
Speaking at the rally, the Vice President had said the amount released for the project was $2billion, which is the total value of the SWF as of September 2017.
“We are not making promises for nothing. The second Niger Bridge, we have been talking about it for a long time. But for the first time, President Muhammadu Buhari went by himself to negotiate the facility to do that second Niger Bridge,” the Vice President said.
“And that is why the second Niger Bridge is in our current budget and we have provided for it. In fact, I am being reminded that just two days ago, the Sovereign Wealth Fund paid $2billion for that same project. So, we will definitely see our second Niger Bridge. We will not make promises we cannot keep.”