COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF ONE DAY STAKEHOLDERS’ FORUM ORGANIZED BY THE FEDERAL ROADS MAINTENANCE AGENCY ON“ROAD MAINTENANCE AND REFORMS: LEGAL AND INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK”HELD ON TUESDAY 15TH OCTOBER 2019, AT THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE, ABUJA. PreambleAt the stakeholders’ forum held on Tuesday 15th October 2019 on the state of Nigerian Roads titled “Road Maintenance and Reforms: Legal and Institutional Framework”; issues bothering on road maintenance in Nigeria were discussed.
Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (Establishment, etc) was established by Act No.7 of 2002 enacted by the National Assembly and assented to by President Olusegun Obasanjo. With this Act establishing the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency and for matters connected herewith, FERMA became Nigeria’s first institutional mechanism for monitoring and maintaining all Federal roads in the country.
First Governing Board of FERMA chaired by Engr. Guy Otobo was inaugurated by the then Hon. Minister of Works and Housing, Chief Tony Anenih on 27th January 2003.
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