Nigeria - Ebonyi State Ring Road Project (AFDB-P-NG-DB0-014)

  • Nigeria
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Financial Institutions
  • African Development Bank (AFDB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Apr 24, 2019
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Government of Nigeria
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  • Transport
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 21.18 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Currency conversion note:
Bank reported U.A 29,424,962.67
Converted using 2019-04-24 exchange rate.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ AFDB website

Updated in EWS Jun 14, 2020

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Project Description

The Ebonyi State Ring Road Project aims to provide improved and sustainable access to economic opportunities and social services, and to enhance the capacity of relevant government institutions to deliver development targets and subsequently, to enhance the socio-economic development of the State. It will support economic and social development programmes of Ebonyi State and Nigeria as a whole through efficient and cost-effective movement of passengers and freight, especially agricultural produce. The Project intends to rehabilitate 177.81 km of existing bituminous roads comprising the four (4) sections of the Ebonyi State Ring Road as follows: (i) Section I: 135 Ohaukwu - Onueke (35.48 km), (ii) Section II: Onueke - Nwezenyi (52.42 km), (iii) Section III: Nwezenyi - Ndoko (50.99 km), and (iv) Section IV: Ndoko - Ezzamgbo (38.91 km)), total 177.81 km. The road will also contribute to reduction of poverty through support to agricultural growth and mining, as well as fostering regional integration between Nigeria and Cameroon. The Ebonyi State Ring Road Project comprises: (a) civil works for the rehabilitation to bitumen standard of sections of the Ebonyi State Ring Road as follows: (i) Section I: 135 Ohaukwu - Onueke (35.48 km), (ii) Section II: Onueke - Nwezenyi (52.42 km), (iii) Section III: Nwezenyi - Ndoko (50.99 km), and (iv) Section IV: Ndoko - Ezzamgbo (38.91 km), a total of 177.81 km, as well as (b) consulting services.

The purpose of the project is to contribute to economic development through an improved transport system in Ebonyi State.

The direct beneficiaries of the Project are therefore road users including the farming, mining and industrial communities which the road serves as it provides them with ready access to markets. Such users would benefit from travel time savings, vehicle operating cost savings, and accident cost reduction savings.

Investment Description
  • African Development Bank (AFDB)
Contact Information

MUSA Patrick Tamba


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