FEC commissions N10.2b projects for water resources, aviation, Presidency

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Tuesday sanctioned the allocation of N10.168 billion for the execution of projects under the ministries of Water Resources, Aviation as well as two agencies under the Presidency.

The virtual FEC, which was presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), held yesterday in the First Lady’s Conference Room of the Presidential Villa.

Ministers Suleiman Adamu (Water Resources); Senator Hadi Sirika (Aviation) and Alhaji Lai Mohammed (Information and Culture), gave details of the projects approved by council while addressing State House Correspondents after the virtual meeting.

In the Ministry of Water Resources, the minister said the council approved augmentation for two contracts, which had been affected by time and inflation.

For the Ministry of Aviation, the council approved a contract for the procurement of a towable mobile office for the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) of the Civil Aviation Authority.

“The contract is for the procurement, equipment and installation of accident investigation towable mobile offices in favour of Messrs. Crases Integrity Services Limited. The total contract sum is N201,150,437.21,” he said.

For the Ministry of Information, the Minister had two memos approved. The first memo sought the enhancement of security at the newly completed premises of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission headquarters located at Jabi.

The second memo sought the council’s approval for the procurement of 16 vehicles for the use of Federal Civil Service Commission



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