FEC approves N3.8bn for FCT infrastructure development




The Federal Executive Council (FEC) at its extra-ordinary session on Monday approved N3.8 billion for the execution of various projects in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Minister of FCT, Mr Mohammed Musa Bello, who disclosed this at the end of the meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, said the approved projects include construction of School of Science, Zuba, at the cost of N701 million.

He said N1.9 billion was approved for the rehabilitation of failed walkways within Wuse District of the FCT with a completion period of 12 months while N189 million was approved for the preparation of the Electricity Master Plan for Phase IV of the FCT with a completion period of 10 months. 

“The third contract is the design of infrastructure for what we called institution and research district which is in phase III of the Federal Capital City at the cost of N197 million. The fourth is engineering design of infrastructure for sector G and H in Phase  III of the Federal Capital City awarded at the cost of N118.575 million with a completion period of six months. The fifth is for the design of inter-septic sewage line for the federal capital city in the total sum of N125 million.

“The next one is the contract for the construction of the School of Science at the permanent site of the FCT College of Education Zuba at the cost of N701 million with a co pelt ion period of 42 weeks. The other contract is the final engineering design of infrastructure and production of tender documents for Dawaki District in the sum of N259 million with a six month completion period,’’ he said. 

The minister said the council also approved N174 million contract for engineering and infrastructure design for a 41km Nyanya-Guruku-Mpape road. 

He said the council also approved N190 million for the supply and installation of a city scanner machine for the Maitama District Hospital with a delivery period of eight weeks while 179 million was approved for engineering infrastructure for Kabusa District. 

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