President Muhammadu Buhari and his Cameroonian counterpart, Paul Biya have inaugurated a multi-million-dollar connecting bridge between the Cameroonian border and Nigeria’s.
This inauguration had taken place in Etung local government area, linking Nigeria to Cameroon.
The bridge which is worth more than $44 million, has two lanes and is situated at the Nigeria-Cameroon border, precisely at Mfum community.
The Mfum community is in the Etung local government area of Cross River State in Nigeria and the Ekok community on the part of Cameroon.
The nation leaders had also opened a joint border post at Mfum community in Etung local government area in Cross River.
The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Amb. Zubairu Dada represented President Muhammadu Buhari at the inauguration, while President Paul Biya of Cameroon was represented by the Minister of Public Works, Mr. Emmanuel Njoumessi
According to Buhari, the project was a clear testament to the cooperation and neighborliness between both countries while adding that the project would help enhance trade and strengthen the relationship between the two neighboring countries.