Julius Berger and NSIA Denies Suspending Work On Second Niger Bridge

Thurrock Bridge

Julius Berger and NSIA Motorways Investment Company (JB-NMIC) Consortium, who won the bid for development of the Second River Niger Bridge Project, has described reports suggesting that work on the bridge has been suspended as untrue and unfounded.

Reports had it that work on the bridge has been suspended due to non-compliance with environmental laws.

 However, Julius Berger and NSIA has denied the allegation in below statement:

”Contrary to recent reports, work on the Second River Niger Bridge Project is on course and continue to progress according to schedule to ensure timely completion of the Bridge, which is set to be executed under the Public Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement for a concessional period of 25 years through the Design, Build, Finance, Operate and Transfer (DBFOT).”

  This statement jointly signed by Uche Orji, CEO, NSIA and Wolfgang Goetsch, MD, Julius Berger, which was made available to The Guardian yesterday in Abuja.