The government of Cameroon has promised that 400 kilometres of road will be tarred in 2018.
The announcement emanates from the Minister of Public Works (Mintp), Emmanuel Nganou Djoumessi. He revealed the information while presenting his budget at the National Assembly last December 5, announced that his ministry in 2018 intends to produce 400 Km of roads across the country.
According to Business in Cameroon, the Minister also stated that they “intend to end by 2018 the ongoing construction of the Yaoundé-Douala and Kribi-Lolabé roads. We will also end many national highways, namely Mora-Dabanga-Kousseri and Yaoundé-Bafoussam-Bamenda.” Concerning community roads, Emmanuel Nganou Djoumessi counted 101 553 km and confided works placed under supervision of State councillors.
To carry out his task, Emmanuel Nganou Djoumessi requested a budget of FCA 326.6 billion in 2018. In 2017, the amount allocated for this task was FCA 461.9 billion.
Despites this budgetary decrease of FCA 135.3 billion, the ministry assures that “the budget for 2018 is enough”.