In 2017, government will focus on roads, rail infrastructure -Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, while presenting the 2017 Appropriation Bill to a joint session of the National Assembly, reiterated that his administrations focus on infrastructure development in the coming year.

The President said his administration will rive more priority to road and rail infrastructure development.

He added that, “Though we cannot control the price of crude oil, we are determined to get our production back to at least 2.2million bpd.

“Facilitation of business and commerce must be the major focus of government agencies. Government must not become the bottleneck.

“In 2017, we will focus on the development of infrastructure, especially road and rail.

“During 2016, we conducted a critical assessment of the power sector, which is experiencing funding issues,” Buhari said.

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