Nigeria’s Federal Executive Council approves over N13billion for 14 ecological projects
The Federal Executive Council presided over by Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo today approved over N13 billion for 14 ecological projects across Nigeria.
This was disclosed by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed while briefing State House correspondents after the meeting. He said that the approval followed two memos presented at the meeting on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The minister said FEC granted the award of contracts for the 2022 emergency procurement for accelerated soil erosion, flood and pollution control intervention projects for the first and second quarters of the year.
The first of the projects is the erosion and flood control works around the Trans-Nkisi Federal Housing Estate at 33 Road, Onitsha, Anambra State approved for the sum of N939.1million with six months completion period.
Approvals were also given for the reinforced concrete channels in Uburu Phase 2, Ebonyi State for the sum of N1.97 billion with 18 months completion period and erosion and flood control project for Ado-Ekiti and Ilejeme and Oye Local Government Area of Ekiti State for N1.15 billion with a completion period of 14 months amongst others.
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