The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has awarded N368 million contract for the supply of water and field for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Water Board.
Concise News understands that FEC also approved another contract for the supply of 500 fire men suits for the FCT Fire Service at the sum of N226 million including five percent VAT.
The FCT Minister, Mohammed Bello, disclosed this on Wednesday while addressing newsmen after the weekly FEC Meeting which lasted about four hours at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
“The second memo is the contract for the supply of 500 fire men suits for the FCT Fire Services at the cost of N226 million including five per cent VAT,” he said.
He said council also approved the sum of N491.7 million for the procurement of Memory Access Retrieval System to enhance safety.
Also addressing newsmen, Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said the contract was to ensure safety and security of air travellers inline with President Muhammadu Buhari’s main thrust in the Aviation sector.
The council also considered and approved a memo presented by the Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, for the award of contract for the digital process of inter-networking to track the duration of inmates with the aim of decongesting the nation’s prisons at the sum of N 2billion.