The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved some contracts including a water project and the installation of 30 kilometers pipeline at the cost of N2.5 billion.

FEC also approved the purchase of heavy duty equipment to pull down buildings that contravene the Abuja masterplan at the cost of N147 million.

The meeting, which held at the State House, Abuja and lasted over 10 hours was presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, also had the approval of the contract for the construction of a secondary road in Kwali Area Council of the FCT at the sum of N1.8 billion.
The contract is to be executed within 15 months.

Similarly, the sum of N725 million and N3.2 billion was approved for four water tankers for the FCT Fire Service and construction of phase 2 of the Pategi water project in Kwara State respectively.

The Nigeria Customs Service was not left out, as a contract for the procurement of its communication gadgets was awarded at N247 million, while N152 million was approved for the acquisition of 42 flats residential accommodation for her staffs.
This was made possible by the intervention of the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed.

The meeting which started around 11 a.m. lasted till 9:35 p.m.


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