FEC Approves Over N173. 45 Billion For Roads, Power, Other Projects

December 20, 2017 7:53 pm

The Nation reports that after over six hours meeting, the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday approved over N 173.45 billion for projects covering roads, power, education, water, health among other projects.

The Ministers of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, Power Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu and FCT, Mohammed Bello briefed State House correspondents at the end of FEC meeting chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The projects approved include N38.69 billion power projects in nine universities and one teaching hospital, N5.6 billion for completion of Adada Dam project in Enugu State, N6. 5 billion for Galma Dam in Kaduna State.

Others include N6. 9 billion for textbooks distribution in schools, N62.06 billion road projects in Enugu State, N3.1 billion seaport vehicles, N3.9 Gulf of Guinea project.

Also approved on Wednesday are N3.8 billion for Goodluck Jonathan expressway in Abuja and N26 billion for infrastructural development of WASA settlement site in Abuja.

The Senior Special Assistant on Media and publicity, Garba Shehu, disclosed that the FEC which will continue on Thursday has gone half way in the over 40 memos for consideration.

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