FEC Approves Re-introduction Of Toll-Fee On Federal Roads, Bridges

The federal government has approved a Federal Roads and Bridges Tolling Policy and Regulations.

The Special Assistant to the President on Digital and New Media, Tolu Ogunlesi, disclosed this on Wednesday in a statement through his official Facebook page.

TheFact Nigeria reports that the government made the decision at the Federal Executive Council ( FEC) meeting in Abuja.

Ogunlesi quoted the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, to have said that the regulations were developed after extensive consultations with various stakeholders within and outside the government.

According to the him the transport unions includes, National Union of Road Transport Workers, Road Transport Employers’ Association Of Nigeria, amongst others.

He listed the recommended tolling fees in the approved policy and regulations to include “Cars: N200; SUVs: N300; Private Buses: N300; Commercial Buses: N150; Luxury Buses and Trucks: N500”.

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