FEC Approves N392.786bn Contracts for Works Ministry, Customs, and Other.

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The Federal Executive Council (FEC) adjourned meeting in Abuja after approving a number of contracts worth a combined N392.786 billion that had been brought to it by various Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs).

Two memos submitted on behalf of the National Population Commission (NPC), totaling N15,300,000,000, were approved and will be used to purchase and install technology-based devices for the impending 2023 National Population and Housing Census.

The Minister of Finance, Budget, and National Planning, Ms. Zainab Ahmed, revealed that the Council had approved three contracts worth N20,969,400,000 for the Nigerian Customs Service. “The third approval we received was for the contract award for the purchase of 210 residential units at plot 413 Aviation Village, Abuja, for the Nigerian Customs Service, in favour of Messrs Abdulwahab Memorial Nigeria Limited in the sum of N16.125 billion naira, including the VAT,” she said.

 Also, the Minister of Mines and Steels Development, Olamilekan Adegbite, on his part told newsmen that FEC granted an approval for a new bill to generate a replacement for Nigeria Mineral and Mining Law 2007, which he said is obsolete.


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