FEC APPROVES N9.4BN FOR POWER, ROAD PROJECTS

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BY-DEJI OGUNSOLA

The federal executive council has approved a total of n9.4 billion for various projects including power and road.

Briefing journalists at the end of the meeting presided over by president Muhammadu Buhari at the state house in Abuja, the minister of industry, trade and investment, Niyi Adebayo also revealed that federal executive council  approved the national quality policy.

The policy according to the minister will see to the establishment of quality testing centers and laboratories in the country to reinforce quality in exported goods.

The minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed after the meeting also announced that the sum of n1.14 billion was approved for the contract for the installation of solar street lighting for the Karshi-Jikwoyi dual carriage road in Abuja, the nation’s capital.

Also the minister of state for power, Godwin Jedy-Agba said the council gave approval for a 124.3 million variation of contract towards the construction of sub-station project in Lanlate, Oyo state, and Abeokuta, Ogun state.

According to him, this implies that the national metering programme directive by the president, will soon be completed and services will improve.

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