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Environmental & Social Impact Assessment of 68Km Toll Road Traversing five LGAs in Ekiti State, Nigeria. The ESIA was carried out in line with the EIA Act CAP E12 LFN 2004 regulations for major infrastructure projects and aligned to the IFC Performance Standards 2012, African Development Bank Operational Safeguards 2013 and World Bank Environmental & Social Standards 2018

BACKGROUND

The Government of Ekiti State entered a PPP agreement for the construction of a 68km Toll road under a DBFOM concession model. The road upon completion will link her main economic clusters and provide access to the agriculture processing zone, knowledge zones planned cargo airport and the Ado station of the Lagos-Kano Rail line.

An ESIA was commissioned to identify, mitigate and manage the E&S impacts associated with the Toll Road project.

SCOPE of WORK

  • ESIA Registration
  • Screening
  • Scoping Workshop and Report
  • EIA Terms of Reference Approval
  • Baseline Sampling
  • Impact Assessment
  • ESIA Reporting
  • Public and Regulatory Review
  • Final Approval

Key Stakeholders

Federal Ministry of Environment, Ekiti State Government, Ekiti State MDAs, African Development Bank, KfW GmBH, International Finance Corporation, and World Bank

Contact: Kaine Edike Adewumi – +2348035136363

kaine@aquaearthconsulting.com

Notable Milestones

Conducted E&S due diligence for investors, completed two- season baseline data gathering and integrated ESIA, SEP and RAP