FEC Meeting

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has given approval for the supply of first-line Antiretroviral (ARV) drugs for the National Agency for the Control of Aids (NACA).

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, disclosed at a media briefing after the council meeting on Thursday.

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Concise News understands that the contract is in the sum of over N1.6 billion. This includes 2nd line ARV of over N210million.

The drugs are to be supplied to Federal Central Store in Oshodi, medical stores in Abia and Taraba.

Also, the council which met for over five hours which was presided by vice-president Yemi Osinbajo also approved the construction of seven model schools in each zone of the country including the FCT.

The schools which are to be sited in Imo, Katsina, Bauchi, Edo, Lagos, and Nasarawa, will cost about N4.6billion.